Democracy Forum 2/19/16

Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine    
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic:  Political Equality: The Founding Vision, the Modern Reality

Key Discussion Points:
a) What do we mean when we talk about political equality?
b) Was it an ideal embraced by our founding fathers?
c) What did it mean to them? What does it mean to us today?
d) To what extent has the founding ideal been realized or thwarted?

Guests:
a) Prof. Ralph Ketcham, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, www.maxwell.syr.edu/psc/Ketcham,_Ralph/

b) Prof. Mark Brewer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine, umaine.edu/polisci/faculty-and-staff/mark-brewer/

The all-volunteer team at the League of Women Voters – Downeast who plan and coordinate this series includes:
Linda Hoskins
Ann Luther
Marge May
Pam Person
Leah Taylor
Linda Washburn

FMI re League of Women Voters of Maine: www.lwvme.org                    

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