Bernie Sanders to hold rally in Long Island City next Monday with Danny Glover

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Bernie Sanders will make his second appearance in Long Island City next week when he holds a rally at Hunters Point South Park.

On April 18, the candidate will be joined by actors Danny Glover and Fisher Stevens and attendees will hear a musical performance by TV on the Radio.

Sanders will discuss topics such as getting big money out of politics, his plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, combating climate change and providing universal healthcare. The entrance will be located at Center Boulevard and 54th Avenue and doors open at 5 p.m

The event will start at 7 p.m. with a performance by TV on the Radio and speeches by Glover, Stevens and Sanders will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is first-come, first-served.

Sanders’ first Long Island City appearance took place on April 9 when he held a rally at LaGuardia Community College’s Performing Arts Center. The Vermont senator will also hold a rally in Washington Square Park on April 13 and another in Prospect Park in Brooklyn on April 17.


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