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May 21, 2018

Senator Warren, Hosts of Pod Save America Discuss Necessity of Civic Participation May 25

Hosts of political podcast to lead forum on civic action at Kennedy Institute

BOSTON - On Friday, May 25, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate will welcome Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor for a conversation on activism, advocacy, and the importance of diverse voices in political life. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will participate in an interview with the hosts as a segment of the program.

Favreau, Lovett, and Vietor are the founders of Crooked Media, a company devoted to a “no-bullshit conversation about politics and culture” that hopes to inspire civic action amongst its followers. Their popular political podcast Pod Save America features journalists, politicians, and activists and attracts an average of 1.5 million listeners each episode.

WHO: Pod Save America Hosts – Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

WHAT: Getting to the Point with Pod Save America hosts. Senator Elizabeth Warren to make special appearance.

WHEN: Friday, May 25, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Columbia Point, Boston, MA

This event is OPEN PRESS. RSVP to press@emkinstitute.org.

About the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a nonprofit organization in Boston envisioned by the late Senator Ted Kennedy; it is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in government, encouraging civic participation, and invigorating civil discourse. Through digital exhibits, interactive educational offerings, and topical programs, the Institute engages students and visitors in a conversation about the critical role each person plays in our democracy and in our society. Learn more via emkinstitute.org.

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