Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Bill Bradley: America is Better Than This

Great Hall; enter on 8th Avenue. $5.

Civics, Media Library

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

If you’re tired of all this soul-sapping despair, frustration, and cynicism, you are not alone—and Bill Bradley has a wake-up call for us all. The former senator, author of We Can All Do Better, provokes thought and inspires change with insight on how we can break this cycle and partake in a more participatory form of democracy, reminding us that our common vision of America always has been more powerful than what divides us, and that every generation has, eventually, expanded the franchise; improved the system; and, every now and then, saved the world. Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life, with University Book Store. Series media sponsorship provided by PubliCola. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.

LEARN MORE:
Bradley's website

This entry was posted in Civics, Media Library. Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Other Civics, Media Library Events

    Katha Pollitt: The Argument for Abortion

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

    Jaime Lerner: Reshaping Cities, Block by Block

    Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

    Rick Steves: Israelis and Palestinians Today

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

  • member button-02

  • email-tile

  • Calendar

  • Town Hall News

    • Partner Profile: Early Music Guild

      When David Brewster founded Town Hall Seattle in 1998, he envisioned a home for small and mid-sized arts organizations—specifically, Seattle’s Early Music Guild, which became one of Town Hall’s first presenting partners.

    • Hearing Loops

      Town Hall’s commitment to accessibility is at the forefront of what we do, and this season features a new step toward inclusion: the installation of hearing loop technology in the Great Hall and downstairs, to enhance the hearing loss community’s experience at Town Hall events.

    • Staff Spotlight: Edward Wolcher, Curator, Community Programs

      Edward Wolcher started out as a house manager at Town Hall five years ago, and this season he’s putting his passion for political activism, literature, and art to work in the newly-created position of Curator, Community Programs. In his new role, he’s focused on working with audiences and community organizations and fostering dialogue and engagement […]