More than a century after Lincoln Steffens labeled Philadelphia as "corrupt and contented," the city still grapples with shedding this unfortunate characterization.
Come join Committee of Seventy for an insightful evening exploring "Philadelphia, Corrupt and Consenting: A City's Struggle against an Epithet" by author Brett Mandel. Listen as he and Lauren Vidas discuss themes from the book, including details of John Dougherty's corruption investigation as well as present-day challenges within the Sheriff's Office.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of a conversation that delves into the heart of Philadelphia's history while looking towards a future of good governance. Space is limited, reserve your spot now!
Doors open at 6pm
Program begins at 6:30
Books will be available for purchase and signing immediately following the Q&A.
Our valued members will receive a complimentary drink ticket worth $10 as a token of our appreciation!