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Ken Burns: Our Democracy Challenged

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Time: 10 a.m.

Price: $30/General Admission


Adams County Historical Society
Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St.
Gettysburg, PA

From its inception, American democracy has been a fragile experiment – government of the people, by the people, for the people – when many of the people were excluded from the formula. Both internal and external forces have challenged the country’s commitment to freedom and equality. From the pro-slavery secessionists of 1860, to Louisiana’s populist demagogue Huey Long, to Charles Lindbergh’s Nazi sympathies, American democracy has had to withstand numerous challenges, as we do today. This event features a live conversation with Ken Burns and co-producer Sarah Botstein.

$30/General Admission (Tickets available through the Majestic Theater only. Questions? Please call (717) 337-8200.)

The Art of Ken Burns is made possible by the following partners: Gettysburg College, Adams County Historical Society, American Battlefield Trust, Gettysburg Foundation, PBS, MPT, WITF, The History Underground, Vlogging Through History, and Destination Gettysburg.

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