National Building Museum

Film and Talk: The People and the Police

Saturday, November 10, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Watch the 1971 film, CG 8225: The People and the Police, documenting the effort to establish the Pilot District Project, which aimed to improve relations between the police and the communities hardest hit by fires, looting, and other civil disturbances in the spring of 1968 in Washington, D.C. Join a discussion moderated by Derek Musgrove, associate professor of history at University of Maryland-Baltimore County and co-author of Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital. This program complements the exhibition Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973, co-produced with the Historical Society of Washington , DC.

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