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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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All Public Events for September 2014

Exhibition

"The Civil Rights Act of 1964"

September 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The exhibition "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom" opens today and highlights the legal and legislative struggles and victories leading to its passage, shedding light on the individualsboth prominent leaders and private citizenswho participated in the decades-long campaign for equality. The exhibition is open through Sept. 12, 2015.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4604

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Lecture

Magna Carta & the American Constitution

September 16, 2014, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will present "Magna Carta and the American Constitution." Amar will discuss Magna Carta and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution. Amars lecture also will serve as the annual Constitution Day lecture from the Law Library of Congress.
Location: Montpelier Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5355

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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