Ben Franklin, one of the authors of the Constitution, said that the document contains the words that define us as Americans. It is how we choose our leaders, reform a government every four years, and so much more.
On the occasion of his 302nd birthday, join us under the trees in the atrium for a slice of history and birthday cake as Ben Franklin leads a lively conversation about the Constitution and what it means to Americans today.
Event: Conversations on the Constitution with Benjamin Franklin
Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2008
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Central Library Atrium
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