The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at his town hall discussion with the Dartmouth community on January 14, 2016.

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Madeline Cooper '16 and Jordyn Turner '16, urged students to be politically active during a short speech before the town hall meeting.

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On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, lead a town hall discussion at Dartmouth in an event hosted by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and Social Sciences and the Tuck School of Business.

Before Sander's appearance, Madeline Cooper '16 and Jordyn Turner '16, gave a short speech that urged students to be politically active.

The discussion officially began at 7 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. but the line to get in started forming well before that time. It was estimated that over 1900 people showed up to hear the Senator from Vermont talk about his vision for tuition-free higher education, as well as his plans to address climate change and take on a corrupt political system holding in place a rigged economy.

The views and opinions expressed and any materials presented during a public program are the speaker’s own and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center or constitute an endorsement by the Center.

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