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Freedom Friday: Honoring Clarence Clemons by opposing racism

June 22, 2012 By Shawn Poole

Shawn Poole, a contributing writer for Backstreets, says fans should honor the late Clarence Clemons by understanding the roots of racism.

Clarence Clemons' Journey to China [VIDEO]

June 1, 2012 By NCC Staff

On this Freedom of Expression Friday, Constitution Daily sits down with filmmaker Nick Mead to discuss his role documenting the late Clarence Clemons' spiritual journey to China.

Freedom Friday: James Henke

May 11, 2012 By NCC Staff

Constitution Daily sits down with James Henke, the chief curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and finds out how the Hall landed its Bruce Springsteen exhibit - and what makes Bruce tick.

Don't give up…don't ever give up on our youth [VIDEO]

April 27, 2012 By NCC Staff

There's a now famous speech by the late college basketball coach and motivational speaker Jim Valvano that suggests that we should do three things every day: "laugh, think, and be moved to tears."

Practically speaking: Ideas for a more perfect union

April 2, 2012 By David Thornburgh

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet pointed out last fall that a higher percentage of people approve of America becoming a Communist country than approve of the way Congress is carrying out its business.

Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball: An in-depth listener’s guide

March 30, 2012 By Shawn Poole

Wrecking Ball’s first track, “We Take Care Of Our Own,” opens with pounding rock drums and a synthesizer riff that sounds distinctly like a siren.

The Constitution This Week: Health care, SXSW, and plea bargains

March 23, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.

Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball:  “Nobody's Free Until Everybody's Free”

March 23, 2012 By Shawn Poole

Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball contains some of the most daring and exciting music of his four decades as a recording artist.

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