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Los Angeles Public Library
in collaboration with
National Endowment for the Humanities and the
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History proudly presents the program series

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

To mark the150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, Los Angeles Public Library will host a new program series developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history.

 

Events

Plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo,  Kris Perry and Sandy Stier
June 11, 2016 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Award-winning real-time documentary chronicles the case to overturn Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Two gay couples are represented at the U.S. Supreme Court by two lions of U.S. law, Ted Olson and David Boies, in a years-long fight for marriage equality.  Part of a series called "Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle," which is co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and in celebration of LGBT Heritage Month.  
 
For more information, see http://thecaseagainst8.com/
 
The Case Against 8, an HBO film by Ben Cotner & Ryan White
Plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier
June 17, 2016 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Award-winning real-time documentary chronicles the case to overturn Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Two gay couples are represented at the U.S. Supreme Court by two lions of U.S. law, Ted Olson and David Boies, in a years-long fight for marriage equality.  Part of a series called "Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle," which is co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and in celebration of LGBT Heritage Month.  
 
For more information, see http://thecaseagainst8.com/
 
The Case Against 8, an HBO film by Ben Cotner & Ryan White
Plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier
June 25, 2016 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Award-winning real-time documentary chronicles the case to overturn Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Two gay couples are represented at the U.S. Supreme Court by two lions of U.S. law, Ted Olson and David Boies, in a years-long fight for marriage equality.  Part of a series called "Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle," which is co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and in celebration of LGBT Heritage Month.  
 
For more information, see http://thecaseagainst8.com/
 
The Case Against 8, an HBO film by Ben Cotner & Ryan White

Free admission to all events.

The "Created Equal" film set and public programs have been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

For more information about the series, please visit: www.createdequal.neh.gov.

    

 

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