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The Chancellor’s Lecture Series brings to Vanderbilt and the wider Nashville community intellectuals who are shaping the world today.

Each lecture – for which reservations are not required – is free and open to the public.

The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Commemorating 50 Years

Michael Beschloss Harry BelafonteTuesday, January 13, 2015
Langford Auditorium
Reception and Book Signing – 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Lecture – 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Civil and human rights activist Harry Belafonte and award-winning historian Michael Beschloss join Jon Meacham and Chancellor Zeppos to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act. Mark your calendar for this important conversation that traces America’s journey from 1965-2015 and thoughtfully contemplates our country’s path forward.


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