Virtual Finding the Founders 2020

Thursday, July 2


Finding the Founders programs explore the themes of equality and freedom through the lens of the American Revolution. The events provide an expanded understanding of Independence Day—one that sees the holiday as both a celebration and an acknowledgment of America’s ongoing struggle to achieve the ideals expressed in the nation’s founding documents.

This year, our Finding the Founder programs are going virtual!

Scholar Talks

Join leading constitutional scholars for a series of virtual sessions as they share their insights about what the famous words of the Declaration of Independence have meant to different populations throughout American history. Enrich your Independence Day celebrations with these engaging and thoughtful discussions !

Theater Program: “In the Own Words” Theatrical Readings

In conjunction with our Finding the Founders programs, the Center is presenting a series of dramatic readings of famous speeches and letters, performed by our acting company.

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