By John Montgomery For The Bee | Posted hutchnews.com
Rarely does the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson feature a dud on its dome theater film lineup, which is to say they’re all good. But one current feature in particular is worth elevating to readers’ attention.
A free press having flourished in this country because one of those amendments – the First, which guaranteed the freedom of religion and assembly besides speech and press – The Hutchinson News became a local sponsor for this film.
The film also is a history of politics in America. And though it is underwritten by the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation and might raise eyebrows for the backing of a politically active family, it is a nonpartisan piece of work.
The movie is a must-see for all of us who today are privileged to enjoy the freedoms set out in our nation’s founding documents. “We the People” once again should inspire an appreciation and reverence for our founding fathers and their passionate and articulate expression for civil liberties.
Through our nation’s history, even when we have seemed divided by philosophical differences – including in today’s politically divisive culture – we remain united behind a set of core beliefs and the underlying concept of individual freedom.
That’s what our country is about. That’s what this movie is about. For showtimes go to www.cosmo.org.