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Podcast: Civil Rights And Constitutional Change

August 10, 2017 by NCC Staff


National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen moderates a special discussion about the 1963 Birmingham Church bombing and how it impacted the meaning of equality in America.

In this event, held on June 16 in Philadelphia, bombing survivor Sarah Collins Rudolph, Washington Post editor and author of Kennedy and King Steven Levingston, and Philadelphia Orchestra composer-in-residence Hannibal Lokumbe spoke with Rosen about the bombing’s legacy could also bring about constitutional change.

Show Notes

Today’s show was edited by David Stotz. The host of We the People is Jeffrey Rosen.

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