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Media Guide to Life@50+ AARP's National Event & Expo

Feature Session (12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Performance Stage, Exhibit Hall)
Fifty Years After Brown vs. Board of Education: Where Have We Been and Where We Are Going - Coretta Scott King, one of the most influential women a leader in the world today, discusses how far the Civil Rights Movement has come and how far it still has to go.

AARP University/Lifestyle Sessions (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)

  • The Joy of Home Decorating (Venetian Hall D2) Frank Bielec, well-known " Trading Spaces " designer, will be on hand to share decorating tips with attendees.
  • AARP's Member Benefits: What $12.50 Earns (Venetian Casanova 504) AARP experts share with attendees the best deal in town.
  • ID Theft: Protecting Your Good Name (Sands 203) AARP experts educate attendees around the dangers of ID theft.

AARP Celebrates Cinema (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.) (Sands 205) Climbing Miss Sophie and Make 'em Dance: The Hackberry Ramblers

Feature Session (3:30 - 5:00 p.m.) (Performance Stage, Exhibit Hall) AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress are proud to present Voices of Civil Rights. For the past year, this project has been collecting and preserving thousands of personal stories, oral histories, and personal artifacts of the Civil Rights Movement. The collection will form the world's largest archive of personal accounts of civil rights in America and will be permanently housed at the Library of Congress.

Bringing to life the Voices of Civil Rights will be leaders including famed actor Danny Glover, civil rights leader Dorothy I. Height, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Raul Yzaguirre, and the co-founder and first vice president emeritus of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO ("UFW") Dolores C. Huerta.

See You In N'Awlins Mardi Gras Parade (5:00 - 6:00 p.m.) (Performance Stage, Exhibit Hall) Come learn about the 2005 Life@50+ AARP's National Event & Expo.

Concert: Sweet Baby James – An Evening with James Taylor (AARP Theatre, Hall A)

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