American politics seems to grow more contentious by the day, and whether American democracy works well continues to be hotly debated. Linda Greenhouse, former Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter; Donald Ritchie, U.S. Senate historian; and Richard Valelly, Claude C. Smith '14 Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College, will offer an impartial, insightful primer on the basics of the American political system and how the Founding Fathers intended for it to work. Rogers Smith, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, moderates.
Advance reservations recommended; Call 215.409.6700 or order online.
Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
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