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Event: Cultural Literacy in the Twenty-First Century

On Friday, October 16, Democracy co-hosted an event with the Aspen Institute on what it means to be culturally literate in the twenty-first century, and what every American should know.

By Jack Meserve

On Friday, October 16, Democracy co-hosted an event with the Aspen Institute on what it means to be culturally literate in the twenty-first century, and what every American should know.

The event featured E.D. Hirsch Jr., the author of Cultural Literacy, Eric Liu, who wrote “How to Be American” in Issue #38, and Alyssa Rosenberg, the lead culture blogger at The Washington Post. It was moderated by Democracy editor Michael Tomasky.

Video of the event is below.

Jack Meserve is the managing editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.

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