Can Republicans and Democrats be turned into Americans?
Our panel of experts tackles this question on Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Theater. A panel of former members of Congress discuss America’s political system, including redistricting, closed primaries, and the 24-hour news cycle.
New York Times journal­ist Jackie Calmes will moderate panelists Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans; Charlie Stenholm (D-TX); David Skaggs (D-CO); and John Porter (R-IL).
The program is FREE. Enter the National Archives building through the Special Events entrance at Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street.
Presented in partnership with the U.S. Asso­ciation of Former Members of Congress. A book signing follows the program.

Can Republicans and Democrats be turned into Americans?

Our panel of experts tackles this question on Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Theater.

A panel of former members of Congress discuss America’s political system, including redistricting, closed primaries, and the 24-hour news cycle.

New York Times journal­ist Jackie Calmes will moderate panelists Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans; Charlie Stenholm (D-TX); David Skaggs (D-CO); and John Porter (R-IL).

The program is FREE. Enter the National Archives building through the Special Events entrance at Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street.

Presented in partnership with the U.S. Asso­ciation of Former Members of Congress. A book signing follows the program.