SLCL Presents An Evening with Congressman Adam Schiff

Friday, October 29th, 7pm CST
St. Louis County Library Headquarters

St. Louis County Library, HEC Media, and Left Bank Books present Congressman Adam Schiff, "Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy."

In conversation with Jason Kander, former Missouri Secretary of State and President of Veterans Community Program.

Congressman Adam Schiff presents the vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour. In the years leading up to the 2016 election, Schiff had already been sounding the alarm over the resurgence of autocracy around the world, and the threat this posed to the United States. In “Midnight in Washington,” Schiff argues that recent divisive politics have so weakened our institutions that the peril will last for years, requiring unprecedented vigilance against the growing and dangerous appeal of authoritarianism. Deepening our understanding of prominent public moments, including Schiff’s account of January 6, 2021, “Midnight in Washington” reveals the private struggles, the internal conflicts, and the triumphs of courage that came with defending the republic. 


Tickets go on sale October 4 and can be purchased through Eventbrite. Seating will be offered on a first come, first served basis. 

Face masks required for all event attendees. St. Louis County Library is mindful of all CDC guidelines and social distancing requirements. 
Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, there will not be a book signing line or photo opportunity. 

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $32 (Admits ONE and includes one pre-signed  copy of “Midnight in Washington”) 


PACKAGE TICKET $38 (Admits TWO and includes one pre-signed copy of “Midnight in Washington”)

“Midnight in Washington is a compelling account from a man who refused to allow our venerable institutions to crumble at the hands of authoritarianism. Equally vital, he refused to allow his Republican colleagues to look the other way. Rep. Schiff does not merely provide riveting details from inside the halls of power; he delivers a much-needed warning about the threats facing America from within and an urgent how-to guide for preserving our nation.”

—Stacey Abrams, Founder of Fair Fight Action

Books available from Left Bank Books. Curbside pick-up, in-store pick-up, and shipping available.



Friday, October 29, 2021 - 7:00pm
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593231524
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Published: Random House - October 12th, 2021

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Invisible Storm: A Soldier’s Memoir of Politics and PTSD Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358658962
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Published: Mariner Books - July 5th, 2022

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Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage Cover Image
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