Town Hall Programs

Evening Programs

As America’s forum for constitutional dialogue, the National Constitution Center invites citizens to join the conversation through town hall programs—and engages diverse, distinguished leaders of government, public policy, journalism, and scholarship for timely discussions and debates.

Upcoming Programs

Sarah Lewis: The Freedom in Failure
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas with Cass R. Sunstein
Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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Justice John Paul Stevens: Amending the Constitution
Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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From Suffrage to Workplace Equality
Monday, May 5, 2014, 6 p.m.
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James Madison Rediscovered with Lynne Cheney
Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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The Civil Rights Movement: Redefining the Meaning of Equality
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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Senator James Webb: Love of Country, Love of Service
Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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The History of the Second Amendment
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 1:30 p.m.
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A Judge's Perspective on Current Threats to Fair and Impartial Judiciary
Monday, June 9, 2014, 12 p.m.
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The Meaning of the Fourth Amendment in a Digital Age
Monday, June 16, 2014, 12 p.m.
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David Boies and Theodore Olson vs. the Supreme Court
Friday, June 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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The Roberts Court: Redrawing the Ground Rules of American Government with Laurence Tribe
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
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Finding Equality in the Declaration of Independence
Friday, June 27, 2014, 12 p.m.
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