The National Constitution Center is the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a civic education headquarters dedicated to non-partisan constitutional education and debate.

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upcoming programs

  • The Forgotten Presidents October 6, 2014 at 12 p.m

    Leading legal expert Michael J. Gerhardt joins the National Constitution Center for a myth-shattering discussion surveying the 13 presidents he deems the "most forgotten"—drawing from his recent book.

  • IQ2US Debate October 7, 2014

    The award-winning debate program Intelligence Squared U.S. returns to the National Constitution Center for a no holds barred debate, this time focusing on phone records and the Fourth Amendment. The motion: "Indiscriminate Collection of U.S. Phone Records Violates the Fourth Amendment."

latest podcasts

  • Supreme Court History

    Jeffrey P. Minear, the Counselor to the Chief Justice of the United States, joins our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 225th anniversary of the Act that established our federal judicial system.

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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. April 9 – October 19, 2014