What Is a Maine Story?

Margaret Chase Smith Awtt Portrait

Americans Who Tell the Truth is pleased to be featured in Bangor Public Library’s year-long series “What is a Maine Story?”

View Truth Tellers Documentary on PBS

Truth Tellers Poster

The compelling documentary Truth Tellers will be aired around the country this winter on local PBS affiliate stations and on PBS’s WORLD Channel. 

White Privilege, Black Portraits, Whose Story?

Martin Luther King Jr Awtt Portrait

Last September Connie Carter, AWTT’s education director, and I had the opportunity to visit the Maine State Prison and share the documentary Truth Tellers  with a group of prisoners. Connie and I previously wrote about the revelations of that visit. But there was an aspect of the event which I thought deserved more serious attention because […]

Orono Rocks Community-wide Event

Sojourner Truth Awtt Portrait

Through a collaborative effort, the Orono Public Library, the Town of Orono, and RSU 26 ( the Orono schools) brought an exhibition and presentation of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits to the Orono, Maine community, October 6-November 10, 2023.  Thirteen portraits and the accompanying biographies were displayed in retail businesses, banks, offices and […]

Lessons from the Inside

Bryan Stevenson Awtt Portrait

AWTT Education Director Connie Carter reflects on her conversation with Maine State Prison inmates.

Orono, Maine embraces AWTT

ArtRage Gallery Shetterly and Students 1

The Town of Orono and RSU 26 will bring a community exhibition and presentation of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits, Oct. 2 through Nov. 8, 2023.

Bring Americans Who Tell the Truth (AWTT) original portraits to your community.