Don't miss one of the only opportunities to hear retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens discuss his new book Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution. Drawing from his three plus decades on the Court, Justice Stevens will present six specific ways in which the Constitution should be amended-including new laws on gun control, campaign finance, and voting rights. Brooke Gladstone of WNYC's "On the Media" moderates.
This program is presented in partnership with WHYY and WNYC's "On the Media."
Brooke Gladstone is an American journalist and media analyst. She is host and managing editor of the National Public Radio newsmagazine, On the Media, and has been a contributor to The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Observer, and Slate. Gladstone lectures at universities and conferences and has appeared on PBS's Bill Moyers Journal and CNN's Reliable Sources (and once filled in for Charlie Rose on PBS's Charlie Rose Show.) She is widely quoted as an expert on press trends.
John Paul Stevens
John Paul Stevens served as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 1970-1975. President Ford nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat December 19, 1975. Justice Stevens retired from the Supreme Court on June 29, 2010. He has written for the New York Review of Books and is the author of Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir.
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, author of Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution, admits he regrets the outcomes of the Supreme Court cases on voter ID requirements and criminalizing cannabis.