latest programs

upcoming programs

  • Two programs on James Madison next Thursday, October 30, 2014

    In a special mid-morning event, watch two conversations live in person at the Center on James Madison’s legacy, featuring Madison scholars Burt Neuborne and David O.Stewart, and a program with prominent federal judges.

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  • Richard Norton Smith: The Life of Nelson Rockefeller November 3, 2014

    Premier historian Richard Norton Smith, joins the National Constitution Center to unveil his long-anticipated biography on American icon Nelson Rockefeller. Smith will chart Rockefeller’s political rise to New York governor, to time in the White House as Vice President, as well as relationships with presidents and political leaders like Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, and more.

latest podcasts

  • Podcast: The real scoop on “The Roosevelts”

    Listen to National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen’s incredible one-hour interview with author Geoffrey Ward, the author of the book on “The Roosevelts” that was featured on PBS.

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  • Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    This powerful, engaging exhibition uses Thomas Jefferson's plantation Monticello as a focal point for examining the dilemma of slavery in the United States. Now through January 4, 2015.