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National Center for the Preservation of Democracy

February 2019

Is The Digital Age Making Museums Obsolete?

Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 111 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, 90012 United States
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Moderated by Gregory Rodriguez, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Zócalo Public Square Before the digital age, museums were places where people went to acquire knowledge. But now most of the information and images contained in museums are available on your smartphone. So how can museums stave off obsolescence? Can populist shows and attention-getting architecture keep museums relevant and pull today’s audiences away from their devices? Are some museums succeeding in redefining their purpose as providing “experiences” and at least the semblance of…

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March 2019

Are American Presidents Above the Law?

Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 111 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, 90012 United States
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Moderated by Madeleine Brand, Host, KCRW's "Press Play" The Mueller report promises to clarify what happened in the 2016 election and its aftermath. But that document may only add to the confusion over a broader question: What does it take to fire an American president? In recent months, critics of Donald Trump have discussed removing the president by impeachment, indictment, and the 25th Amendment. But no president has ever been impeached and convicted by the Senate, and the Department of…

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