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Events are free unless otherwise indicated.

Symposiums & seminars

What Americans Want to Hear in the Inaugural Address

will be discussed by presidential speechwriters Mary Kate Cary, J. Terry Edmonds, Chris Matthews and Robert Schlesinger. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. $9 members, $15 nonmembers, $7 teachers and students. 6:30 p.m. Mon. Reservations required, 215-409-6700 or


NATO: The Case for Relevancy.

Ambassador Kurt Volker, U.S. permanent representative to NATO. Union League, 140 S. Broad St; 215-561-4700.


. Fees range $45 to $25. 5:45 p.m. Wed.

Lectures & literature

What Do They Think? International Perspectives on the 2008 Elections.

With Lisa Hostein. The Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St; 215-446-3022.


. $20 advance, $25 door. 11 a.m. Sun.

The Romantic Quakers Architect.

With William Lightfoot Price. Woodmont, 1622 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne; 610-645-9030.


. Fee $20. 6 p.m. Tue.

New Policies and Old Realities in the Middle East.

Harvey Sicherman, president, FPRI, Union League, 140 S. Broad St; 215-732-3774.


. Free for FPRI members, $20 for others. 4 p.m. Thu.


Susan Barbara Apollon and Yanni Maniates.

"Intuition Is Easy and Fun: The Art and Practice of Developing Your Natural Born Gift of Intuition." Borders, 2343 E. Lincoln Highway, Langhorne; 215-943-6600.

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. 1 p.m. Sun.

Free Library of Philadelphia.

Central Library (Montgomery Auditorium), 1901 Vine St; 215-567-4341.


. Jose Garces, "Latin Evolution," 7:30 pm Mon. Marion Winik, "The Glen Rock Book of the Dead," 7:30 p.m. Tue. Stephen Baker, "The Numerati," 7:30 p.m. Thu.

Barnes & Noble.

1805 Walnut St.; 215-665-0716. Eli Kowalski, "Looking Back: 75 Years of Eagles History," 7 p.m. Tues. Kristen Graham, "A History of the Pennsylvania Hospital," 7 p.m. Thu.


Magnificent Obsession

(1954, 107 min. 35mm) Douglas Sirk's classic with Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; 215-527-4008, ext. 105 or


. $9.50 general admission, $6.75 seniors, $4.50 Bryn Mawr Film Institute members, free for students with ID. 7:30 p.m. Wed.

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