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WCVE Forum: The Soul of America

An evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, as he speaks about his new book, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels. New York Times bestselling author John Grisham moderated the discussion.

In Meacham’s The Soul of America, he presents moments in American politics and life while looking back at critical times in our history. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day.

WCVE Forum: Redistricting

Redistricting is a bipartisan problem, but the solution may be nonpartisan.

That was the message panelists stressed at a forum Sunday afternoon in at the Unitarian Church of Norfolk.

Nearly 50 people, including local political candidates and citizens, attended the public forum, which was moderated by Norfolk’s mayor Kenny Alexander.

WCVE Forum: The Challenges of Immigration Reform

While debate continues to swirl over the status of immigrants already in America and whether or not to build a wall, doesn't it make sense to start examining what our immigration process should look like going forward?

In this presentation presented by the Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, panelists Rob Jesmer of FWD.US, Greg Walcher with the Red Card Solution, and Al Zapanta, president and CEO of the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, dicuss the challenges and prospects of immigration reform in the United States.

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