Please note: The first program will take place at Congress Hall. The second panel will now take place at the National Constitution Center in the Stars and Stipes Lunchroom.

America’s Biggest Constitutional Crises: A View from the Presidency
Location: Congress Hall (security entrance at 5th and Chestnut Streets)
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Prominent historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Sean Wilentz, and Lincoln biographer Sidney Blumenthal look back at how America’s past presidents – from Jackson to Lincoln to Roosevelt – have confronted the nation’s gravest constitutional crises. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates. This program is presented in partnership with the Independence National Historical Park.
The Future of the Constitution: The View from Congress
Location: Stars and Stripes School Lunchroom, National Constitution Center
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Richard Durbin join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a wide-ranging conversation about constitutional issues facing America, from felon disenfranchisement to the Supreme Court.

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