Wednesday, June 27, 2007

LIVE VIDEO: rep. john conyers hosts forum on freedoms june 28, 2007

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) is gathering the leading experts in civil liberties and democracy for a forum titled, "The State of American Freedoms - A Public Dialogue." The forum will be held TOMORROW, June 28, at 2 pm in the Judiciary Committee's hearing room, 2141 Rayburn.

"As we approach Independence Day, we gathered these panelists to look at the status of the principles this country holds dearest -- our freedom, our civil liberties, and our continued search for economic and racial justice," Conyers said. "The panelists will discuss where we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going."

What: "The State of American Freedoms - A Public Dialogue"

Who: Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI)

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN)

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)

Marcus Raskin (Co-Founder, Institute for Policy Studies)

Greg Nojeim (Center for Democracy and Technology)

Caroline Frederickson (American Civil Liberties Union)

Hilary Shelton (NAACP)

Mark Mauer (The Sentencing Project)

Other Invited Guests and Members of Congress

Moderator: John Cavanagh (Director of the Institute for Policy Studies)

When: Tomorrow, June 28, 2 pm

Where: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

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