Residents paid a thousand dollars a ticket for floor seating, and balcony tickets were sold for as little as $100 a seat for those who just wanted to hear Clinton speak. The former president talked about the state of American politics -- focusing on the idea that legislators are too afraid to stand up for their beliefs and risk backlash.
"There are general and genuine differences -- which give you debates to have -- which are good. But if all you do is fight and you don't ever fix, then you just get stuck in a rut," said the former president.
The Wendell Ford Government Education Center teaches people how the government works and and encourages citizens to participate in the political and governmental process.