Free to members: ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ and authors’ Q&A

Live Q&A on September 27th @ 7 p.m.

Moderator: Chris Murphy
Panelists: John D’Agata & Jim Fingal

Forward Theater is producing an innovative online version of a play about a heavy exchange between a narrative-driven essayist and a fact-driven copy editor. The Cap Times is offering members a chance to see the play and also take part in a Q&A session with John D’Agata and Jim Fingal, the authors of the book that the play is based on. Click here for information about membership or email

Other Sessions

One-on-one with Sara Nelson

Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Sara Nelson and John Nichols
Hailed as the most dynamic labor leader in the United States, Sara Nelson is the president of the Association of Flight Attendants and a key member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council. She will speak with Cap Times associate editor John Nichols about renewing the power of organized labor and her work with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to address economic and racial injustice.
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How Trump Broke It

Sept. 17, 7:15 p.m.
Carol Leonnig, David Maraniss and Philip Rucker
Pulitzer-prize winning Washington Post writers Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker in conversation with colleague David Maraniss about their book “I Alone Can Fix It” and its richly detailed account of the damage the Trump presidency did to American government and democracy.
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Dark Money and Democracy

Godfrey & Kahn
Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.
David Maraniss and Jane Mayer
The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, the nation’s leading investigative reporter on the role of dark money in politics, speaks with David Maraniss about attempts to curtail voting rights and the role of Wisconsin’s Bradley Foundation in that effort.
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