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Video: The origins of the Reconstruction Amendments

November 5, 2015 by NCC Staff


As part of a special symposium on the Reconstruction Amendments, leading experts gathered in Philadelphia to discuss the 14th Amendment’s meaning at the National Constitution Center.


In this discussion, Jack Rakove, John Harrison, Pamela Brandwein, and moderator Jeffrey Rosen discuss the origins, influence, and contemporary meaning of this critical part of the Constitution.


Link: Watch all three program videos


The video was recorded on November 5, 2015. You can watch the full video at the following link or in the player below:



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