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Topic: Politics|
Topic: Politics|
Topic: Politics|
Join Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer for a special Constitution Day appearance as he unveils his newly released book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.
Renowned legal scholar Kenji Yoshino tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry - the landmark trial he says will stand as the most potent argument for marriage equality. Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.
Don't miss U.S. Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul as he presents his vision for America, as described in his forthcoming book, Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America.
The National Constitution Center will bring together the top liberal, libertarian and conservative thought leaders in America for a national conversation about the future of freedom.
Most politicians are self-proclaimed defenders of the Constitution, but do they understand the document they swore to defend? Senator Mike Lee tells the dramatic, little-known stories behind key provisions and makes the case for restoring our lost Constitution.
One of the nation's leading Civil War historians, James McPherson, explores why the war remains so deeply embedded in the national psyche and identity of Americans today, as described in his highly anticipated book, The War that Forged a Nation.
Don't miss David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, NEH Chairman William "Bro" Adams, Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee, and leading Reconstruction scholars Sidney Blumenthal, Allen C. Guelzo and Lucas Morel.
Join the National Constitution Center for the 12th annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture featuring American Enterprise Institute W. H. Brady Scholar Charles Murray, as he discusses The Founding Virtues: 1787 and 2014.
As part of a landmark, 100-year agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The New York Public Library, the National Constitution Center will display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights starting in fall of 2014.
Some say that mass collection of U.S. phone records is a gross invasion of privacy. Others say that it is necessary to keep us safe. But what does the U.S Constitution say?
Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for an insider's view on D.C. politics. Senator Gillibrand will touch on her career including her legislative successes and disappointments, as well as her famous predecessor, as described in her forthcoming book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World.
Join distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and Frederick Lawrence, President of Brandeis University, together with the Anti-Defamation League's Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter.
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The award-winning NPR show Intelligence Squared U.S. returns to the National Constitution Center for a no holds barred debate, this time focusing on campaign finance, Super PAC's, and the First Amendment.
Leading constitutional lawyer and scholar Laurence Tribe (who taught Roberts at Harvard) joins the National Constitution Center.
Join two of the nation's most prominent lawyers, David Boies and Theodore Olson, who famously went head to head in Bush v. Gore only to team up together for one of the highest-profile cases in recent Supreme Court history.
Get an insider's look at the challenges state court judges face in charged political environments with Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Justice Barbara J. Pariente of the Florida Supreme Court, and former Chief Justice Marsha Ternus of the Iowa Supreme Court.
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.
Former South Carolina Senator and current President of the Heritage Foundation Jim DeMint joins the National Constitution Center to discuss his latest book Falling in Love with America Again.
Join Jeffrey Toobin as he discusses his widely-debated New Yorker article, "Our Broken Constitution" with Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and 2011 Liberty Medal recipient Robert M. Gates returns to the National Constitution Center to unveil his latest book, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will present his perspective on the connection between energy policy and economic prosperity for the nation. Kevin Hassett, John G. Searle Senior Fellow and Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, delivers the response.
The National Constitution Center in partnership with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT welcomes Wisconsin GOP Governor and rumored 2016 presidential contender Scott Walker, author of the new book Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge.
Join Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg-the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court-for a wide-ranging conversation with the National Constitution Center's new President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

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