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.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Influential legal thinker Richard A. Epstein of NYU Law School offers his distinctive interpretation of the U.S. Constitution– the classical liberal theory.
Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for an insider’s view on D.C. politics. Senator Gillibrand will touch on her career including her legislative successes and disappointments, as well as her famous predecessor, as described in her forthcoming book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. A special book signing opportunity with Senator Gillibrand will follow the program.
In our second “Ask Jeff Rosen” podcast, the National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen answers reader questions about the 14th Amendment, if Congress is above the law, and if a national day of prayer would be legal.
How different would America have been without a hurricane that hit St. Croix in late August 1772? Without it, Alexander Hamilton may never have never shaped this country’s history.
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