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      July 30, 2019

      Tuesday   6:30 PM

      1301 N Broom St.
      Wilmington, Delaware 19806

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      Film: People vs Politicians - grassroots reform in the U.S.

      On Tuesday, July 30, American Promise Delaware and Pacem in Terris will co-sponsor the Hedrick Smith documentary, “The People vs the Politicians,” as part of Pacem’s Summer Film Series.

      On the website Reclaim the American Dream, Hedrick Smith is described as a “…Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Emmy award-winning documentary producer for PBS and PBS FRONTLINE…Smith is the author of five books and co-author of two others...His current book Who Stole the American Dream? is a probing historical analysis of the roots and causes of rising economic inequality in the U.S. and polarized gridlock in Washington and an outline of potential strategies for the future.” “The People vs the Politicians” recounts recent grassroots movements to reclaim our democracy. According to Smith, “I believe courage is contagious, and that seeing grassroots civic action winning back our democracy will inspire more civic action. Reform is popping up all over the country…”

      Join us for this inspiring film - Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 pm, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.

      Note: Other dates in this Pacem film series are Tues 7/23 ("The Hate U Give") and Tues 8/6 ("The Unforgiven").

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Film | Politics & Activism

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