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Week of Learning 2016: Understanding American Government

Dust off your old civics text book and get ready to discover how American government works with a hands-on visit to Washington D.C. Participants in this year’s Week of Learning will meet with notable politicians, government officials, lobbyists, political action committees and scholars about the ins and outs of our democracy. We’ll focus on a several important, current issues and the various forces affecting them. We will tour prominent cultural sites and monuments in our national capitol, as well as attend a performance at Ford’s Theatre. Accommodations at the One Washington Circle Hotel, conveniently located in downtown Washington DC. Lunch or dinner each day included. Fly direct from Milwaukee to Washington Reagan Airport on Southwest Airlines.

“I find membership to be fulfilling. I enjoy the friendships I’ve made. The courses are intellectually stimulating.”

— Stephanie Kasper

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Sun.-Fri., Apr. 24-29, 2016


Location: Travel Program

Instructor: Kim Beck

Fee: $250 deposit

Enrollment Limit: 45

Program Number: 8119-8206

Note: $250 deposit due at registration
Final payment due Jan 29, 2016
Double Occupancy Osher Member $1550
Single Occupancy Osher Member $1850

Registration Deadline: Fri., Jan. 29, 2016

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