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For Vermont Students: John Lewis and RUN!

Hybrid Event
February 9, 2023: 10:00 am

In this free live-streamed presentation for Vermont middle and high school students, Andrew Aydin, co-author of The March Trilogy with civil rights icon John Lewis, describes the creation of the next book in the series, RUN! Aydin also relates becoming an author, how he became involved in politics, and his experiences working with Congressman Lewis. He’ll be joined by a panel of students from Rutland Union High School.

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About Andrew Aydin

Image of Andrew AydinAndrew Aydin is a National Book Award winning author and former digital director and policy advisor to the late Congressman John Lewis. While working on Capitol Hill, he co-wrote with Congressmen Lewis the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel trilogy March, which focuses on the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s from the perspective of Congressman Lewis.

Partners: Vermont Department of Libraries, and Middlebury College and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Date:
February 9, 2023
Time:
10:00 am
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Organizer

Jacob Pelletier
Email
jpelletier@vermonthumanities.org

Venue

Paramount Theatre
30 Center Street
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
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Phone
(802) 775-0903
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