Do the Founding Fathers Have All the Answers?

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 12 p.m.

Admission is FREE, but reservations recommended. Call 215-409-6700 or order online.

Beginning with the legendary rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, and continuing through Barack Obama’s struggle with the Tea Party, historian David Sehat describes how Americans have repeatedly sought out the Founding Fathers to defend their policies. Alexander Heffner, host of The Open Mind on PBS, moderates.

A book sale and signing of Sehat’s new book, The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible, will follow the program.

Advance reservations recommended.  Please call 215-409-6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.


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