The Book of Mormon, a musical comedy, follows a pair of Mormon boys sent on a mission to Africa, a long way from their home in Salt Lake City. It was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone known for their award-winning television show South Park. Performances from September 26 until October 27 at Koninklijk Theater Carré in Amsterdam. Click here for more information and tickets.
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Introduction to Stephen P. Williams
Maarten van Essen, Program Director of the John Adams, delivered the following introduction to Stephen P. Williams. Williams explained what Blockchain is, how it works and what the implications are for the future of our world.
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Super 8: Witness to History
Purely by chance, John Adams Director Tracy Metz recently saw two short Super 8 films, one from 1968 showing the launch of the Apollo 11, and one from 1969 about the funeral train on which Robert Kennedy’s body was transported from New York to Washington DC. As a witness to history, these two films tell us very different stories about America in that turbulent decade.
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Alexander R. Wynaendts, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board and Management Board of Aegon N.V., one of the main sponsors of the John Adams Institute, will receive the sixth annual Holland on the Hill Heineken Award at the Library of Congress on May 22. The Heineken Award is presented to business leaders who strengthen the economic relationship between the Netherlands and the United States.