Public Programs

Across the Aisle | A bipartisan conversation on the Opioid Epidemic

The Across the Aisle series brings together government leaders from different political parties who are collaborating on a common cause




panel discussion on Mass Opioid eidemic

Join Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA), Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), MA Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian in a discussion of the opioid epidemic. This was moderated by WBZ-TV News' Political Analyst Jon Keller.

Recorded: October 26, 2015 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

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    In partnership with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum as well as the Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum, the Institute will welcome state and local leaders for a conversation on the importance of the 2020 Census.

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    Museum Day is an annual celebration hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on April 4.

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    Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for Drop-In tours on the first Saturday of every month at 1 p.m. This discussion-based tour with a thematic focus offers deeper insights into the Institute’s exhibits and programs. Tours will lead into the Today’s Vote program where visitors can debate and vote on Senate legislation.