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Upcoming Guest Lecture

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The Forgotten Comrade: Margaret Haile January 31st at 4 pm Eastern Margaret Haile co-founded the Socialist Party of America and was the first woman to run for legislative office in Canada. But who was she, really? Precious little is known about this pioneer socialist and associate of Eugene V. Debs. Join us in welcoming guest […]

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Convict 9653 at 100

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Update: The recorded and captioned program is now available to stream at this link. 100 years ago, Eugene V. Debs made his fifth and final bid for the presidency as Convict No. 9653. Imprisoned for condemning war, Debs campaigned from his Atlanta prison cell on issues that still resonate today: “real democracy and self-government and […]

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Debs in Our Voices Recording Now Available

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One June 20th, 2020, the Debs Foundation and Museum hosted our third annual (and first virtual) Debs Day. Twenty-seven readers, from Los Angeles to New York, Atlanta to Chicago, and back to Terre Haute, brought Debs’ words to life with a virtual reading of his prison writings, Walls and Bars. Other relevant texts were included, […]

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Debs in Our Voices: Walls & Bars

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Join us! On June 20th, the Debs Foundation will recognize Debs Day and present Debs in Our Voices: Walls & Bars. This event will take place from 12-2 pm EDT via Facebook Live on our page, facebook.com/EugeneVDebsFoundation. Together, we will read selections from Walls & Bars and reflect on how Debs’ words speak to us […]

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Watch The Revolutionist with Senator Bernie Sanders

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Update 6/22/2020: The screening has been rescheduled for TONIGHT, June 22nd at 7:30 pm Eastern. Tune in with us at live.berniesanders.com! Update 6/5/2020: This event has been postponed indefinitely; watch this page and the official Facebook event page for further announcements. Update 5/29/2020: Senator Sanders’ team has rescheduled this livestream event to Friday, June 5th […]

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Upcoming Vonnegut Events at the Debs Museum

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Join us at the Debs Museum for two events connecting Debs to another Hoosier iconoclast, Kurt Vonnegut. Both events are free and open to the public. Questions? Contact the Debs Museum by calling (812) 232-2163. Unity Study Circle: Kurt Vonnegut Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm All are invited to a special meeting of the […]