Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.
August 19th marks the 71st birthday of former President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
Can President Trump block citizens from following his own Twitter feed? Alex Abdo and Eugene Volokh join National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the First Amendment aspects of a pending legal case.
With California and the city of San Francisco join Chicago in legal fights with the Justice Department over their sanctuary city policies, a showdown in court seems likely in the near future.
Violent public demonstrations involving white supremacists and counter-protesters in Virginia last weekend are driving a lot of attention to the long-debated subject of free speech rights in public locations.
As the Panama Canal celebrates its 103rd birthday today, the bold act of one U.S. President still resonates as a stroke of policy genius or a grand expansion of executive power.
There were a lot of events that led to American Independence, but it was 252 years ago today that the seeds of revolution were planted in an angry Boston, when protesters let their feelings known about unjust taxes.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen moderates a special discussion about the 1963 Birmingham Church bombing and how it impacted the meaning of equality in America.
Threats related to North Korea are causing another reexamination of the President’s ability to wage war – and use nuclear weapons – without congressional approval.
A millionaire businessman becomes President in this first try at an elected office. That’s one of 10 fascinating facts about Herbert Hoover, one of the most-interesting occupants of the White House.