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An assessment of the Nixon pardon

Sep 13, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
On the 50th anniversary of Gerald R. Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon, a re-assessment of the relevance of that action in today's political landscape. After being vilified, and then lionized as a great act of patriotism, in this era of seeming impunity, what is the significance of that unique, historical pardon? 

Special Ford School Community event at UMS presentation of "Fight Night"

Sep 26, 2024, 7:30 pm EDT
Power Center
The Ford School community will have access to tickets of the UMS production of Fight Night, an interactive drama experience that gives a new perspective about the democratic process. An exclusive discussion with the show's director and cast members will follow the performance.  On the brink of a presidential election that people on both sides have called the most consequential in history, Belgium’s extraordinary Ontroerend Goed offers a fun and thought-provoking, examination of free will and politics that puts electronic voting devices — and the candidates’ fates — directly into the hands of audience members.

John Kasich on Democracy and Civic Discourse

Oct 9, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
Former Ohio Governor John Kasich will address the threats to American democracy, and the need for civic discourse across party lines and around the country.