Special screening spotlights religious-freedom film
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The Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum and WETA Washington, D.C., invite you to a special screening and discussion event for:
“FIRST FREEDOM: The Fight for Religious Liberty”
A production of Groberg Films Inc. and WETA Washington, D.C.
The new documentary film for PBS chronicles the story of how the most basic of human freedoms — freedom of conscience — was codified for the first time in human history as an inalienable human right protected by law.
When and where:
Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Join an esteemed panel for a discussion on religious liberty — and why this concept born in Colonial America continues to be so relevant today:
- Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair
- Jon Butler, Howard R. Lamar professor emeritus of American studies, history, and religious studies, Yale University
- Charles C. Haynes, senior scholar, First Amendment Center, and director, Religious Freedom Education Project, Newseum
- Moderated by Nina Totenberg, legal-affairs correspondent, National Public Radio
RSVP to Ashlie Hampton at 202/292-6288 or email@example.com.
The program is also presented by PBS and Groberg Films.