2,597Sep 17, 2011
Constitution Day Lecture by Richard Dreyfuss
Actor Richard Dreyfuss talked about the debates and the importance of compromise in the crafting of the U.S. Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention of 1787. He emphasized the importance of the ...
1,389Feb 25, 2010
Lincoln's Right Makes Might Speech
A performance commemorated the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s “Right Makes Might” speech on the stage where it was originally delivered on February 27, 1860. In the speech, ...
96Feb 16, 2006
Stage and screen actor Richard Dreyfus talked about Hollywood’s view of the news media. Among the topics he addressed were the centrality of free expression in democracies, the political ...
201Oct 28, 2004
U.S. Presidential Elections
309Nov 13, 2003
Ulysses S. Grant
Actor Richard Dreyfuss appeared on stage with historian Harold Holzer. They described the life of Ulysses S. Grant, former president and Civil War Union Army general, using his own writings, ...
230Jul 4, 2003
National Constitution Center Dedication Ceremony
The National Constitution Center is a new private non-profit museum opening to the public on July 4th. It is located on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. During the event part of the ...
22Feb 7, 1997
Volunteerism in America
In the keynote speech, Mr. Dreyfuss, a founder of L.A. Works, talked about volunteerism and the need for it throughout the U.S. He said that every young person should have a year of community ...
96Jul 17, 1992
Clinton/Gore Campaign Rally
Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton and his running mate Sen. Albert Gore spoke to supporters at a rally to send off the candidates on a eight state campaign bus ...
40Jul 16, 1992
Creative Coalition Reception
Actors and politicians posed for photographs and briefly responded to questions as they entered the Planet Hollywood nightclub in New York, NY, following the third evening of the Democratic National ...
23Jul 13, 1992
Broadway Actor at Democratic Natl. Convention
Richard Dreyfuss, an actor currently performing on Broadway and a visitor to the 1992 Democratic National Convention, responded to telephone callers' comments following the first day of the 1992 ...