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Podcast: Celebrating the appointment of Chief Justice John Marshall

March 24, 2016 by NCC Staff


Chief Justice John Marshall
Chief Justice John Marshall

This week, We the People travels to the hallowed halls of the U.S. Supreme Court, where Jeffrey Rosen—president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and host of We the People—recently had the honor of addressing the Supreme Court Historical Society. The occasion? The 215th anniversary of the appointment of Chief Justice John Marshall.

In his lecture, Jeff explores the Great Chief Justice’s constitutional clashes with Thomas Jefferson and his influence on Justices ranging from the Jeffersonian Louis Brandeis to the Marshallian William Howard Taft.

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This show was engineered by Jason Gregory and produced by Nicandro Iannacci. The host of We the People is Jeffrey Rosen; he will return next week.

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