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.

Civics 101: Episode 72: The 2nd Amendment

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen discusses the history of the 2nd Amendment on New Hampshire Public Radio's Civics 101 podcast.

November 7, 2017

Hidden Forces: Episode 24 Constitutional Law in the 21st Century

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen examines the landscape of constitutional law in the 21st century with podcast host Demetri Kofinas.

November 6, 2017

CSPAN: Chief Justice John Marshall’s Life and Legacy

American History TV visited the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to learn about the life and legacy of John Marshall.

November 5, 2017

VOA News: U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment In Today’s Political Climate

Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, discusses the First Amendment to the US Constitution in the age of Trump.

November 3, 2017

The Washington Post: The Volokh Conspiracy Opinion Debate on ‘Carpenter v. United States,’ the Fourth Amendment Cell-Site Case

Video: Orin Kerr and Alex Abdo discuss Carpenter v. United States and digital privacy with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

November 1, 2017

Civics 101: Episode 69: The Federalist Papers

Michael Gerhardt, scholar-in-residence at the National Constitution Center, joins New Hampshire Public Radio's Civics 101 Podcast to discuss the Federalist Papers.

October 31, 2017

The Washington Times: Free Speech is Protected — and Public Reason Will Prevail

"If America is to remain free, it is essential for us to protect even hateful speech from those who would censor or silence it."

October 25, 2017

Los Angeles Times: John McCain Reminds Us How Important—and How Tenuous—American Leadership Is

The Los Angeles Times editorial board discusses Senator John McCain's speech from the 2017 Liberty Medal Ceremony.

October 18, 2017

CNN: Everyone Should Read John McCain’s Speech

CNN's John Kirby discusses the importance of Senator John McCain's 2017 Liberty Medal acceptance speech.

October 17, 2017

WHYY Morning Edition: NCC’s Jeffrey Rosen on McCain Receiving the Liberty Medal Award

"The Liberty Medal is awarded to people who have spread the blessings of liberty in America and around the globe."

October 16, 2017

TIME Magazine (AP): John McCain Receives the Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

Biden, along with a host of academics, politicians and business people, recalled McCain's more than two decades of military service, his time in a prisoner of war camp in Hanoi, Vietnam, and his long career as a statesman.

October 16, 2017

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

Sign up for our email newsletter