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The New York Times: It’s U.S. vs. World as Big Tech Faces Specter of Limiting Speech Online

National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen: “The protections of the American Constitution and the demands of countries and consumers around the world are on a collision course.”

April 21, 2019

Philanthropy Magazine: To Ourselves and Our Posterity

"The John Templeton Foundation funded the National Constitution Center's Interactive Constitution, where scholars from the conservative Federalist Society and the progressive American Constitution Society analyze where they agree and disagree in their interpretation of every Constitutional clause."

April 17, 2019

Eagle News Online: F-M Teacher Chosen for National Constitution Center Advisory Board

“I feel very humbled,” Stephens said. “I’m obviously thrilled that they selected me out of a state with such a big population.”

April 8, 2019

Precedens.Mandiner: Conversation with Professor Jeffrey Rosen, President of the National Constitution Center

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "Constitutional education is key in addressing the constitutional challenges of our time."

April 4, 2019

Daily Mail: Trump vs. the 14th Amendment: The History of the Constitutional Provision at the Center of the President’s Legal Battle to End Birth Right Citizenship

National Constitution Center's Sheldon Gilbert: "The overwhelming balance of legal scholars and historians argue that the 14th Amendment requires birth right citizenship."

March 22, 2019

NPR, All Things Considered: A Legal Look at What’s Next Now That The Russia Investigation Has Ended

Ailsa Chang hosts CEO Jeffrey Rosen on All Things Considered to explore the constitutional law aspect of the Mueller Report.

March 22, 2019

NPR, All Things Considered: Mueller Delivers His Russia Investigation Report to Attorney General

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins NPR's Ailsa Chang to discuss news of the completion of the Mueller Report.

March 22, 2019

The Heritage Foundation: SCOTUS 101: Clarence Thomas Breaks His Silence

The National Constitution Center's Sheldon Gilbert visits the SCOTUS 101 podcast to discuss Justice Clarence Thomas and upcoming Supreme Court cases.

March 21, 2019

MSNBC, Ali Velshi: A Closer Look at Calls to Get Rid of the Electoral College

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins Ali Velshi to discuss arguments for and against the idea of eliminating the Electoral College.

March 20, 2019

The Journal: Interactive Constitution Classroom Edition on Its Way

"The latest collaboration with educators will help the Center enhance its existing collection of free classroom materials and instruction with additional videos, lesson plans, games, civil dialogue toolkits and other multimedia teaching tools."

March 19, 2019

The Philadelphia Tribune: Student-led Discussions at the Heart of Constitution’s History Class

Created in partnership with former Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Constitution Center, the program is designed to give police officer recruits a historical understanding of the constitutional rights and restrictions that are defined in the Bill of Rights.

March 19, 2019

The Philadelphia Tribune: Constitution High Raises the Bar on Academic Excellence

The high school in Philadelphia with nearly 400 students has a partnership between the District, The National Constitution Center, Ballard Spahr LLP, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

March 19, 2019

CSPAN, Washington Journal: Jeffrey Rosen on the Constitution and Separation of Powers

The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen discusses the Founding Fathers' intent when establishing the three co-equal branches of government.

March 19, 2019

94.1 KPFA: The History and Constitutionality of The Veto. Then, Lessons from a Dark Time.

Michael Gerhardt, scholar-in-residence at the National Constitution Center, joins KPFA to discuss the history and constitutionality of the veto.

March 18, 2019

The Philadelphia Tribune: Philly Students Flex Prowess in National History Day Contest

More than 400 middle and high school students from across the city presented projects focused on “Triumph and Tragedy in History” during the National History Day Philadelphia, a citywide competition held at the National Constitution Center this week.

March 14, 2019

6 ABC: Students Highlight “Triumph and Tragedy in History” at National Constitution Center

It was a citywide celebration at the National Constitution Center, where hundreds of middle and high school students competed with their elaborate research projects for National History Day.

March 14, 2019

6 ABC: National Constitution Center to Hold Sensory Friendly Sundays

"This year, for the first time, the Constitution Center will hold four sensory-friendly Sundays, aiming to make their historical exhibits more accessible for everyone."

March 7, 2019

The Hill: Can Schools Require Students to Say the Pledge of Allegiance?

Scott Bomboy, editor in chief of the National Constitution Center: "Even for the most 'fixed star' among Supreme Court decisions, the question over the Pledge of Allegiance is not entirely settled today, at least in Florida."

February 26, 2019

C-SPAN, Washington Journal: Jeffrey Rosen on President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talked about President Trump’s emergency declaration regarding the U.S. Mexico border and the legal challenges it faces.

February 20, 2019

The Philadelphia Tribune: Philly Museums Hold Sensory-Friendly Days

"If you’ve wanted to take your child to the Constitution Center but were concerned with the sensory environment, you now have specially-designed opportunities to explore the Center."

February 13, 2019

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