Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Special Event: America’s Birth Certificate: The Declaration of Independence


Price: $40 OLLI Members Only       

Dates & Time: Wednesday, July 3rd  10:00-12:00

Class Type: In-Person

Instructor:   Dr. Richard Bell

This product can only be purchased by members.

Course Description

The Declaration of Independence is a peculiar thing. It’s a literary masterpiece that was written jointly by a committee of fifty people. And what is it exactly and who is it aimed at: the American people, or King George, or someone else? What did people at the time make of it? What did it change? Why does it matter? In this talk, we will tackle the fascinating origins, misunderstood purpose, and extraordinary global legacy of the Declaration of Independence.


*Members Only

This is Part 1 of a Special Event Celebrating America on July 3rd.

Lunch will be Provided

Additional information

Course Term

Spring-Summer 2024

Day of the Week



Richard Bell, PhD, Harvard University, BA, University of Cambridge

Event Type


Event Details

Date: 2024-07-03

Start time: 10:00 a.m. PDT

End time: 12:00 p.m. PDT

Venue: In-Person


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