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Robert D. Putnam | Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

Wed, March 18, 2015 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Co-sponsored by The Philadelphia Foundation

Renowned political scientist and humanist Robert D. Putnam is the author of 14 “rich, dense, thoughtful, fascinating” (New York Review of Books) nonfiction works about American civic engagement, social and religious values, and opportunity, among many other topics. These books include Making Democracy Work, Better Together, and the controversial and bestselling Bowling Alone. “The most influential academic in the world today” (London Sunday Times), Putnam is the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard, has consulted for the last four Presidents, and is the recipient of the Skytte Prize, the world’s highest award for a political scientist. His latest book examines the growing American inequality gap and the diminishing prospects facing our children and grandchildren.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103