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    Panel Discussion on Thomas Paine

    Chris Hedges, Cornel West, and Richard Wolff talked about the importance of Thomas Paine and his most influential works: Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. This event…

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    Thomas Paine and Revolutionary History

    The panelists talked about Thomas Paine and his role in the Revolutionary War. They focused on Paine’s role as author, solider and founding father. Following their prepared remarks they…

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    46 Pages: Thomas Paine, Common Sense

    Scott Liell talked about his book 46 Pages: Thomas Paine, Common Sense, and the Turning Point to Independence, published by Running Press. The book tells the story behind Thomas Paine’s pamphlet “Common…

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    Writings of Thomas Paine

    Guests examined the history of the American Revolution and Early Republic through the writings of Thomas Paine. His Common Sense and The Age of Reason were influential in shaping republican…

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    Thomas Paine Day

    “Thomas Paine” talked to students about his life and the writing of Common Sense. He also sang songs with the students and answered their questions. This event was held at Thomas Paine…

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    Virtuous Reality

    Jon Katz talked about his book, Virtuous Reality: How America Surrendered Discussion of Moral Values to Opportunists, Nitwits and Blockheads Like William Bennett, published by Random House.…

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    Thomas Paine Vignette

    A C-SPAN school bus crew observed activities celebrating Thomas Paine in New Rochelle, New York.

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    Thomas Paine Exhibit

    Mr. Kinser talked about the Thomas Paine exhibit at the Newsuem. The exhibit contains the writing kit that Paine is thought to have used to write Common Sense.

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    Tom Paine: A One Man Play

    Mr. Peterson performed in “Tom Paine: A One-Man Play” depicting the life of Thomas Paine.

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    225th Anniversary of Common Sense

    Mr. Fruchtman talked about the beliefs of Thomas Paine and how they influenced his writing of Common Sense. He also focused on how the work relates to modern American politics and society.…

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    Thomas Paine Portrayal

    Thomas Paine, as portrayed by Hans Peterson, reflected on his life and the writing of Common Sense. Following his remarks he answered questions from high school students.

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    American Writers Bookclub Promotion

    Mr. Fruchtman talked about the life of Thomas Paine. Ms. DiNardo outlined how to access the American Writers book club.

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