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Advise & Dissent

A Reel Progress Screening

October 20, 2008, 7:00pm ET - 9:00pm ET

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About This Event

The Center for American Progress and the Cato Institute invite you to a sneak preview of the forthcoming documentary "Advise & Dissent." A bipartisan discussion about judicial selection and current politics will follow the screening.

A feature documentary now in post-production, "Advise & Dissent" unveils the politics and personalities behind the recent—and coming—battles over the Supreme Court. With unprecedented access to Senators Specter and Leahy and leading advocates on both sides, the film charts a roller-coaster ride through the Roberts, Miers, and Alito confirmations. This documentary lays bare the collision of justice and politics that is re-shaping America's future.

Featured Speakers:
Kathryn Kolbert, President, People for the American Way
Manuel Miranda, chairman, Third Branch Conference
Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review
Winnie Stachelberg, Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Center for American Progress
David Van Taylor, director, "Advise & Dissent"

Moderated by:
Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court Correspondent, ABC News


E Street Cinema
555 11th Street NW
Washington, DC20005

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Nearest Metro: Accessible from the Blue, Orange, Red, Green, and Yellow lines at Metro Center and/or Gallery Place/Chinatown metro stops