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Podcast: Akhil Reed Amar on the Bill of Rights

December 22, 2016 by NCC Staff


Akhil Reed Amar

Over the next few weeks, We the People is featuring programs held at the National Constitution Center this fall.

This week, Akhil Reed Amar, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and author of The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, talks about the history and importance of the Bill of Rights in honor of its 225th anniversary.

This program was presented live at the Constitution Center on December 15, 2016, as part of the annual Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. You can watch all of the day's conversations here on Constitution Daily or at

This show was engineered by Kevin Kilbourne and David Stotz, and edited by Jason Gregory. It was produced by Nicandro Iannacci. Research was provided by Lana Ulrich and Tom Donnelly. The host of We the People is Jeffrey Rosen.

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