PFAW was founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, the late Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, and a group of business, civic, religious, and civil rights leaders who were disturbed by the divisive rhetoric of newly politicized televangelists.
Mission | Video: People For's first 25 years
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Michael Keegan, President
"People For the American Way champions an America in which liberty and justice for all really means all, an America in which no one is denied the rights and responsibilities guaranteed under our Constitution. Today, for the first time in many years, we have a chance to make those promises real."