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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.

Podcast: Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Recap

September 13, 2018 By NCC Staff

Nina Totenberg and Neal Katyal join Jeffrey Rosen to unpack Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

Podcast: The History of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

September 6, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the constitutional basis and history of the Supreme Court confirmation process.

Podcast: What Constitutes an Impeachable Offense?

August 30, 2018 By NCC Staff

Alan Dershowitz and Joshua Matz join host Jeffrey Rosen for a spirited debate on when and how the Framers intended for the impeachment power to be used.

Podcast: Harriet Scott, The Woman Behind Dred Scott v. Sandford

August 23, 2018 By NCC Staff

Guest host Lana Ulrich uncovers the life of Harriet Scott, the wife and co-plaintiff of Dred Scott in one of the most infamous Supreme Court cases, and is joined by Martha S. Jones and Lea VanderVelde.

Podcast: Callie House, Reparations Advocate and Trailblazer

August 16, 2018 By NCC Staff

Lana Ulrich memorializes Callie House, the trailblazing reparations advocate who led one of the largest grassroots movements in African American history, with Professors Mary Frances Berry and Tiffany Patterson.

Podcast: John Bingham, Father of the 14th Amendment

August 9, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen details the story of John Bingham, one of the most important but least-known visionaries of the post-Civil War Constitution, with and Kurt Lash and Gerard Magliocca.

Podcast: The life and legacy of Frederick Douglass

August 2, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the life and constitutional legacy of legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

Podcast: What is Treason?

July 26, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the constitutional definition of treason.

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.

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