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.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Norway’s Constitution, the National Constitution Center and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (Philadelphia Chapter) presents a conversation on the influence of the Founding Fathers and U.S. Constitution on the Norwegian Constitution — just one of the many historic bonds between these two countries. Participating in this discussion is University of Oslo Professor Ola Mestad and University of California Professor Kaare Strøm.
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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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.
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.
On Tuesday night, Liberty Medal winner Malala Yousafzai reminded us all that liberty comes at a high price, but we have the ability to change things for the better.
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.