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Behind the Scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 8 - The Actors [VIDEO]

January 13, 2012 By Karen Gross

This interview features three of the nine dedicated actors starring in the world premiere Fighting for Democracy performance: Aime Kelly, Jihad Milhem, and Griffin Stanton-Ameisen.

Behind the Scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 7 - Alison Roberts [VIDEO]

January 13, 2012 By Karen Gross

This interview features costume designer Alison Roberts, a highly regarded Philadelphia theater professional; Fighting for Democracy marks her first collaboration with the Center.

Fighting for Democracy: Behind the Scenes, Part 6 – The Writers [VIDEO]

January 10, 2012 By Karen Gross

This interview features the playwriting team behind the world premiere Fighting for Democracy theatrical performance: Suli Holum, playwright, Makoto Hirano, associate writer, and Allison Heishman, dramaturg.

Fighting for Democracy: Behind the Scenes, Part 5 - Stage Management [VIDEO]

January 6, 2012 By Karen Gross

Fighting for Democracy unites a must-see, multimedia exhibition from the Japanese American National Museum with a stirring, original theatrical production created by the National Constitution Center.

Last-minute gifts for everyone on your list

December 22, 2011 By Karen Gross

Still have a few more names to check off your holiday shopping list? The National Constitution Center’s gift store has a bounty of unique goods that celebrate American freedom.

Behind the scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 4 - Jorge Cousineau [VIDEO]

December 2, 2011 By Karen Gross

This interview features Jorge Cousineau, production designer of Fighting for Democracy’s world premiere theatrical performance created by the National Constitution Center.

Behind the scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 2 - Exhibits Team [VIDEO]

November 4, 2011 By Karen Gross

Meet the creative team behind Fighting For Democracy, the National Constitution Center's current feature exhibition.

Behind the scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 1 - Artistic Directors [VIDEO]

October 21, 2011 By Karen Gross

Welcome to the first of an ongoing video interview series with the creative team behind Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”?

10 other things Xtina doesn't know about "The Star-Spangled Banner"

September 19, 2011 By Karen Gross

Francis Scott Key scribbled the initial verse of his song on the back of a letter 197 years ago.

My belated birthday wish list, by Martha Washington

June 29, 2011 By Karen Gross

Martha Washington had a thing for bling. Find out her favorite gems in this wish list for George.

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