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Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center


Great inaugural addresses: Abraham Lincoln's two speeches

January 18, 2017 By NCC Staff

Abraham Lincoln’s two inaugural speeches were both historic and prophetic. Read some of the highlights of these landmark addresses.

As Obama exits and Trump enters, what does George Washington have to say?

January 10, 2017 By Nicandro Iannacci

Seven lessons from America's first President.

Podcast: Celebrating the appointment of Chief Justice John Marshall

March 24, 2016 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, remembers the Great Chief Justice in a talk for the Supreme Court Historical Society.

Podcast: The life and legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

February 18, 2016 By NCC Staff

Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School and Steven Calabresi of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law remember the late Justice and reflect on his constitutional legacy.

Questions about the Constitution? Ask Jeffrey Rosen

January 15, 2016 By NCC Staff

We invite you to submit your questions about the Constitution, the Supreme Court and more to Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Podcast: Dissent and the Supreme Court

December 31, 2015 By NCC Staff

Revered judicial authority Melvin Urofsky talks about his new book on the history of dissent at the Supreme Court and the role of dissent in the nation's constitutional dialogue.

Podcast: The life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush

December 24, 2015 By NCC Staff

Presidential historian Jon Meacham joins The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza to discuss his blockbuster new biography of President George H.W. Bush.

Jon Stewart’s departure is the end of an era in American satire

August 7, 2015 By Louis Gentilucci

After a sixteen-year reign, Jon Stewart of the Daily Show has abdicated his throne behind the news desk.

Is the Supreme Court the ‘sick man’ of the Constitution?

July 30, 2015 By Louis Gentilucci

An increasing number of prominent politicians in both parties are bashing the Supreme Court on a regular basis.

National Constitution Center Announces Members Of Coalition Of Freedom Advisory Board

February 4, 2015 By NCC Staff

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the members of its new scholarly Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board, co-chaired by leaders of the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society.

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