December 4: Congressional Briefing on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

The National History Center of the American Historical Association is pleased to announce our upcoming Congressional briefing. Julian Zelizer of Princeton University and Orville Vernon Burton of Clemson University will discuss the history of the Voting Rights Act in commemoration of its 50th anniversary. Professor Dane Kennedy, Director of the National History Center, will moderate the discussion.

The briefing will be held on Friday, December 4th from 1 PM to 2 PM in the Cannon House Office Building in Room 121.

To learn more, please visit our briefing webpage.

RSVPs are requested.  To RSVP or for further information, please contact the Center’s program assistant Frankee Lyons at or go to the event’s Facebook page.