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Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center


National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen hosts "We The People," a weekly balanced conversation with leading scholars of all viewpoints on contemporary and historical topics about the United States Constitution. The Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the U.S. Constitution and its legacy of freedom.

Happy 150th Birthday, 14th Amendment

July 12, 2018 By NCC Staff

Leading Civil War and Reconstruction scholars discuss the history and meaning of the 14th Amendment in celebration of its 150th anniversary.

Podcast: The Legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy

July 5, 2018 By NCC Staff

John Elwood, Leah Litman, and Christopher Yoo, three of Anthony Kennedy’s former clerks, join We The People to discuss the Justice’s Supreme Court legacy.

Podcast: Supreme Court decisions, deciders and what’s next

June 28, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, host of “We the People,” moderates a panel discussion at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival about the Supreme Court’s momentous recent term.

Podcast: The Golden State Killer and Genetic Privacy

June 21, 2018 By NCC Staff

Erin E. Murphy of New York University Law School and Andrea Roth of University of California Berkeley School of Law discuss the Golden State killer case and the future of genetic privacy with host Jeffrey Rosen.

Podcast: Jeffrey Rosen answers your constitutional questions

June 14, 2018 By NCC Staff

We the People host Jeff Rosen answers constitutional questions that you, our listeners, have been asking recently. Included are the limits of presidential pardons, James Madison’s views about political factions, and new Court guidance about automobile searches.

Podcast: The Supreme Court’s current term

June 7, 2018 By NCC Staff

Michael Dorf from Cornell University Law School and Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute join Jeffrey Rosen to discuss some major cases already decided in the Supreme Court's current term and others expected from the Justices in the next few weeks.

Podcast: Ken Burns and Telling Constitutional Stories

May 31, 2018 By

Jeff Rosen talks with renowned American filmmaker Ken Burns about the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Fourteenth Amendment, and how to tell constitutional stories.

Podcast: George Will on Madisonian Government

May 24, 2018 By NCC Staff

This week, during a symposium held at the National Constitution Center, We the People host Jeffrey Rosen sat down with George Will, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, to discuss federalism, the 17th Amendment, and the state of American politics today.

Podcast: The Iran nuclear deal under Trump

May 17, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen talks with Jamil Jaffer and Jake Sullivan about President Trump’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the treaty power, and related constitutional issues.

Podcast: Social Media and Digital Disinformation

May 11, 2018 By NCC Staff

National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen hosts a wide ranging discussion at the Stanford Law School about the effects of digital disinformation on democracy today.

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