The History and Legacy of the 14th Amendment

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Free for Members • $7 teachers & students • $15 public

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As part of our Second Founding celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Reconstruction Amendments, join us for two discussions on the history and enduring relevance of the 14th Amendment. Participants include Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College, Gerard Magliocca of Indiana University, Theodore Shaw of the University of North Carolina, and Judges Janice Rogers Brown of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Bernice Donald of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Theodore McKee of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, and Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, moderate.

This program has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Event & Parking Information

  • Registration is recommended for all programs. Call 215-409-6700 or click here to reserve your seats.
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  • Seating begins one hour prior to program start time, and programs last approximately one hour unless otherwise noted. Programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Please note programs are subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information.
  • 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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