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Fall Forum


Striving toward Justice for All

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library and Museum
Columbia Point, Boston

Free and open to the public

Seating is limited. Look for registration announcements in September.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 40th anniversary of the legal proceedings that led to court-ordered busing to desegregate Boston Public Schools.

This forum, a temporary replacement of our annual fall symposium, will examine legislative and judicial efforts throughout our history to create a more equitable society and discuss the potential of each to confront the growing inequalities of our time.

Panelists will include:

Barney Frank
Former Congressman Barney Frank
Former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Margaret H. Marshall
Margaret Marshall
David Dante Troutt
Rutgers Law Professor David Dante Troutt
Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Todd Purdum
Political journalist Todd Purdum will moderate

This forum is a co-presentation of the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum and Mass Humanities.

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