Constitution Center in the News

In the News

The National Constitution Center’s exhibitions, programs, and initiatives receive prominent coverage in regional and national media. Below is just a sampling of the Center’s recent coverage.

The New York Times: Talking About the N.F.L. Protests With Kids

Frame the discussion from a constitutional perspective rather than a political one, said Jeffrey Rosen, president and chief executive of the nonpartisan National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

October 11, 2017

CBS Philly: Constitutional Expert: Unlikely Someone is Building Case to Invoke 25th Amendment

“The determination of the president’s disability is really a political question,” Rosen said.

October 11, 2017

FIRE: So to Speak: Is This the Day the Internet Dies?

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins FIRE's free speech podcast.

October 6, 2017

WNYC: The Brian Lehrer Show: A SCOTUS Primer

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins the Brian Lehrer Show to preview the upcoming Supreme Court term's big cases.

October 2, 2017

The Guardian: From Gerrymandering to Voter Purging – the Critical Issues Facing the Supreme Court

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: “It’s an entirely new court when a new justice joins."

October 1, 2017

NPR: Supreme Court To Open A Whirlwind Term

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg to discuss Carpenter v. United States.

October 1, 2017

Billy Penn: Hobby Lobby, cake-baking and ‘the race card’: Is this the future of religious freedom?

A panel debate at the National Constitution Center asked Thursday who draws the line when it comes to religious expression?

September 29, 2017

Billy Penn: Who’s Next Tourism: 14 Young Ambassadors Helping Build Philly Hype

Billy Penn includes Mike Adams, the National Constitution Center's Director of Education, on their Who's Next list.

September 28, 2017

Bloomberg Politics: Partisan Gerrymandering Heads to Court Test: Can It Go Too Far?

It’s a fight that "many consider the most important case involving the structure of American politics in a generation," said Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center.

September 26, 2017

The Washington Free Beacon: I Spent Constitution Day With Rod Rosenstein

Staff writer Brent Scher discusses Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's Constitution Day address at the National Constitution Center.

September 21, 2017

The Washington Post: Episode 6 of the Constitutional Podcast: ‘Senate and States’

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins "Constitutional" to discuss the history of the 17th Amendment and the direct election of senators.

September 11, 2017

The Washington Post: In the Age of Trump, a New Surge of Interest in the Constitution

Jeffrey Rosen, president of the Constitution Center, said in an interview that interest in the Constitution has been skyrocketing in the last year.

August 17, 2017 Frank Denton: Join the Conscience of the Nation

Jeffrey Rosen, president of the Constitution Center, said the Interactive Constitution is “a constitutional seminar of the highest order” about this “beautiful document of human freedom that unites us.”

August 4, 2017

FIRE: So to Speak Podcast: The Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis with Jeffrey Rosen

FIRE's So to Speak podcast explores the life and legacy of Brandeis with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

July 27, 2017

The Chautauquan Daily: From Warrants to Wiretaps

Jeffrey Rosen tracks changes in the constitutional right to privacy over the centuries.

July 26, 2017

The Washington Post: Constitutional Podcast is Here! Episode 01: Framed

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins Constitutional to discuss George Washington, James Wilson, the Constitutional Convention, and more.

July 24, 2017

NPR All Things Considered: Ty Cobb Joins Growing Roster Of Lawyers Inside Trump’s White House

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, about the role Cobb will play and the significance of his hiring.

July 18, 2017

WHYY NewsWorks: Legal Scholars to Explore the Future Direction of the U.S. Supreme Court

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, will speak at the Chautauqua Institution in New York state during a week devoted to the theme The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?

July 18, 2017

NHPR: Civics 101 Podcast: The 25th Amendment

In this episode, the National Constitution Center's Lana Ulrich explains the informal rules that long governed the transition of presidential power, and the 25th Amendment...

July 11, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal: National Constitution Center to Honor U.S. Sen. John McCain With Liberty Medal

The National Constitution Center announced Thursday the 2017 Liberty Medal recipient will be U.S. Sen. John McCain.

July 6, 2017

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