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Video: Bob Schieffer on finding truth in today’s deluge of news

October 18, 2017 By

Legendary journalist Bob Schieffer provides an inside look at the changing role of media and asks whether today’s citizens are more informed or just overwhelmed.

Senator John McCain receives 2017 Liberty Medal

October 16, 2017 By NCC Staff

On Monday night, United States Senator John McCain received 29th annual Liberty Medal for his lifetime of sacrifice and service in an event hosted by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

Video:  Constitution Day Address by Rod Rosenstein

September 19, 2017 By NCC Staff

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discusses the Constitution and justice in America at a special Constitution Day (observed) event.

Video: Constitution Hall Pass on Federalism

September 14, 2017 By NCC Staff

Watch our latest video in the Constitution Hall Pass series on the history and meaning of Federalism.

Video: War Powers and The Constitution

September 14, 2017 By NCC Staff

Deborah Pearlstein, Ben Wittes and John Yoo discuss the Framers’ original vision of war powers, how presidents have viewed war powers over time, and whether this change is consistent with the Constitution.

Video: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation

September 11, 2017 By NCC Staff

American historian J.M. Opal discusses on his new book — a bold reinterpretation of how Andrew Jackson’s populist vision continues to shape American democracy today.

Video: Constitutional issues debated at the Champlain Institute

August 1, 2017 By NCC Staff

This week, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen is curator of the College of the Atlantic’s new Champlain Institute, where American Democracy is the topic of discussion. Ryan Lizza joins Rosen to review the press and the future of American Democracy.

Video: Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

July 25, 2017 By NCC Staff

Sidney Blumenthal, author of Wrestling With His Angel, brings Abraham Lincoln from the wilderness to the peak of his career as he takes control of the nation’s most profound spiritual crisis — slavery — and enters the battle for the nation’s soul.

Video: 2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

July 6, 2017 By NCC Staff

Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick Lawrence, and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick examine the Supreme Court’s 2016-17 session.

Video: John Avlon and Washington’s Warning to Future Generations

June 21, 2017 By NCC Staff

John Avlon, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, discusses his new book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. 

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