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6 ABC News: NCC’s New Civil War Exhibit Showcases America’s Road to Equality

At The National Constitution Center, there's a new exhibition on America's road to equality. It's the first of its kind in the nation.

June 19, 2019

Broad Street Review: The National Constitution Center Presents ‘Civil War and Reconstruction’

"Civil War and Reconstruction demonstrates why this period matters, making plain what was at stake and how the Constitution was amended to reinforce the values first expressed in the Declaration and to strengthen individual rights."

June 18, 2019

MSNBC: Why Fetal Personhood is at the Center of the Abortion Debate

Jeff Rosen, President & CEO of the National Constitution Center, joins Ali Velshi to discuss why the legal debate over whether a fetus is recognized as a person from conception has significant consequences for abortion rights in the U.S.

June 6, 2019

PHL17: Philadelphia’s Stripes and Stars Festival Celebrates the U.S. Flag and Army

Constitution Center Programs Manager Jenna Kehres and Betsy Ross visit PHL17 to discuss Philadelphia's June 14 Stripes and Stars Festival.

June 6, 2019 Why the Lies My Teacher Told Me About Race in America After the Civil War Matter in 2019

Will Bunch for "The National Constitution Center and exhibition developer Elena Popchock deserve a lot of credit for spotlighting both the idealistic promise but also the hard truths of the Reconstruction era ..."

May 28, 2019

MSNBC, Ali Velshi: MO Pushes New Anti-abortion Law, Following Surge of ‘Heartbeat’ Bills

President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, joins Ali Velshi to discuss the legal obstacles that lie ahead for the latest challenges to Roe v. Wade.

May 16, 2019

The Associated Press: Gorsuch Replaces Biden as Chair of Civic Education Group

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "We’re genuinely excited about this partnership because Justice Gorsuch is so passionate about the need for nonpartisan civics education.”

May 14, 2019

CSPAN, Washington Journal: Jeffrey Rosen on the Constitutional Battle Between Congress and the White House

National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talked about the constitutional battle between Congress and the White House over the Mueller report.

May 13, 2019

Uwishunu: Now Open: Groundbreaking Civil War and Reconstruction Exhibit at the National Constitution Center

"The attraction’s new permanent exhibition, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, is the first in the country to explore the amendments to the U.S. Constitution that ended slavery and promised equality to all Americans in the years after the Civil War."

May 10, 2019

MSNBC, Ali Velshi: Where Can the President Assert Executive Privilege?

Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, joins Ali Velshi to discuss executive privilege and the Mueller report.

May 8, 2019

WHYY: Exhibit Takes Deep Dive Into Constitutional Debates That Formed Civil War-Era Amendments

“Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality focuses on the constitutional debates around slavery in the time before the Civil War and period of Reconstruction after the war’s end."

May 8, 2019

Penn Live: 25 Must-See Artifacts at the New Civil War and Reconstruction Exhibit at the National Constitution Center

"The exhibition is filled with more than 100 notable artifacts from the time before, during and after the Civil War."

May 8, 2019

The Associated Press: Civil War Exhibit Opens at National Constitution Center

"The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is unveiling the nation’s first permanent exhibit exploring the constitutional debates of the Civil War."

May 8, 2019 Constitution Center’s Bold New Exhibit Takes on the Civil War and Reconstruction

On Thursday, the center opens its first new permanent exhibit in years, “Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality.”

May 7, 2019

WAMU, 1A: Attorney General Bill Barr Testifies

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins 1A to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

May 2, 2019

Forbes: So Much Fun In Philadelphia: Pleasures and Treasures Worth Traveling For

"Make time for the impressive and lively National Constitution Center; its Signers Hall is filled with 42 life-size, bronze statues of the Founding Fathers among whom you can walk."

April 29, 2019

WHYY, Radio Times: Mueller Report Fallout

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins Radio Times to discuss the constitutional aspects of the Mueller report.

April 26, 2019

MSNBC, Velshi and Ruhle: Why Does the Impeachment Process Exist?

National Constitution Center CEO Jeff Rosen joins Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle to discuss why America’s founding fathers designed impeachment and what it’s really intended to do.

April 23, 2019

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

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