John F. Kennedy Presidential Library by Larry D. Moore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Presidential Libraries Issue Statement on Fragile State of U.S. Democracy

Thirteen presidential libraries released a statement on September 7 over concerns for U.S. democracy amid deep national polarization. The libraries, ranging from those celebrating the presidencies of Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama, have called for a recommitment to our bedrock principles, including the rule of law and respecting a diversity of beliefs. It’s the first time these libraries have joined to make such a public declaration.