Friday - February 15, 2013

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13 legislators under the age of 30 recently met for an "under 30 caucus."  The group is made up of both Democrats and Republicans.  They're focusing on ways to bridge the parties together on solutions to issues affecting young people.

For more information on the Maine Democratic Party click here:  MAINE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

For more information on the Maine Republican Party click here:  MAINE REPUBLICAN PARTY



The rhetoric of the 2012 presidential campaign exposed the deeply rooted sources of political polarization in American. In "Dangerous Convictions," former Maine Democratic Congressman Tom Allen argues that what's really wrong with Congress is the widening, hardening conflict in worldviews that leaves the two parties unable to understand how the other thinks about what people should do on their own and what we should do together. Members of Congress don't just disagree, they think the other side makes no sense.

Tom Allen spoke about "Dangerous Convictions" on Friday, February 1st at the Portland Public Library. The event was sponsored by Longfellow Books.

For more information on Dangerous Convictions click here: DANGEROUS CONVICTIONS

For more information on Longfellow Books click here: LONGFELLOW BOOKS

For more information on the Portland Public Library click here: PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY



Singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards will be performing at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday, February 15th. The show starts at 8:00. Tickets are $38.

For more information on Jonathan Edwards click here: JONATHAN EDWARDS

For more information on One Longfellow Square click here: ONE LONGFELLOW SQUARE



From Executive Producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott, and narrated by Tom Hanks, National Geographic Channel's first original docudrama, Killing Lincoln, based on the New York Times bestseller, combines re-creations with historical insight in a thrilling chronicle of the final days of President Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth.  "Killing Lincoln" will premiere on National Geographic Channel at 8:00 PM on Sunday, February 17th.

For more information on Killing Lincoln click here:  KILLING LINCOLN

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