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America Does Not Happen By Itself: The Importance of Teaching Civics

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Speaker: Richard Dreyfuss
Date: November 16, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM
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Actor and activist RICHARD DREYFUSS frequently speaks and writes in favor of privacy, freedom of speech, democracy, and individual accountability. Since 2006, Dreyfuss has organized and promoted campaigns about what he considers to be the potential erosion of individual rights. This Oscar© winner for Best Actor has discussed teaching civics in schools on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, and serves on the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees in Philadelphia.

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