Constitution Day Forum

Sep 17, 2013 07:00 PM

Location: Portside, Kimball Hall

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will hold its annual Constitution Day Forum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, in the Portside room of Kimball Hall.

In celebration of the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, the forum will feature a panel discussion on “Liberty and Security,” exploring how liberty, security, and the Constitution continue to interact.

Panel members will include Rep. Peter Doak (R-Cherryfield), Captain Wayne Peters, U.S. Navy (retired), and Assistant District Attorney Paul Cavanaugh. The panel will be moderated by Jon Reisman, associate professor of economics and public policy at UMM.

The forum will be streamed live on the Internet at and will include an opportunity for questions from the in-person audience and those using the Twitter hashtag #UMMLive.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jon Reisman at 255-1242 or

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