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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Perspectives on Self-Government

Engage in discussions exploring both our rights and our responsibilities as citizens in a modern democracy. The conference will be held April 4-7, 2017.

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The Public Affairs Conference is April 4-7, 2017. View a schedule of the keynote presentations, panel discussions and events.

How did we get here?

World-renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin presents free keynote on April 4.