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.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Pew Center Hands Out $9M in Grants to Temple, Constitution Center, Others

Philadelphia Business Journal reports on the National Constitution Center's newly received grant from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage for its upcoming Reconstruction exhibit.

June 19, 2018

Forbes: A Brief Bio That Fittingly Fattens Up the Anemic Reputation Of Our Portliest President

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, reviews National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen's new biography on William Howard Taft.

June 5, 2018

CBS Philly: National Constitution Center Showcases Musical Hamilton Exhibit

Vice President of Visitor Experience and Education Kerry Sautner joins CBS Philly to discuss the Center's newest exhibit on Alexander Hamilton.

May 26, 2018

The Washington Post: The Best Way to Tell if Someone is a Conservative

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and America’s Town Hall guest George F. Will discusses William Howard Taft by Jeffrey Rosen.

May 25, 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Why It’s Important to Protect Space for ‘the Thought We Hate’

"Julie Wollman, president of Widener University, and Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, a nonprofit group, discuss how education can help people understand First Amendment rights in an age of incivility."

April 23, 2018

WHYY: Former U.S. Attorney General Predicts Continuing Wave of Political Engagement

"Holder was at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia Monday evening to explain the continuing relevance of the [14th] amendment in today’s political landscape."

April 23, 2018

KYW: Eric Holder Talks 14th Amendment, Starbucks Arrest at National Constitution Center

"Former Attorney General Eric Holder discussed everything from political gerrymandering to criminal justice reform, as well as his take on the recent arrest of two Black men at a Starbucks in Center City, during his keynote address at the National Constitution Center Monday night."

April 23, 2018

The Philadelphia Tribune: Eric Holder Addresses Starbucks, Constitution

"Holder made his comments during a daylong event marking the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment at the National Constitution Center."

April 23, 2018

The New York Times: Learning About the Civil Rights Era Through Travel

"In Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center is celebrating the 14th Amendment to the Constitution in its 150th anniversary year."

April 20, 2018

CNN, Smerconish: Will Justice’s Call to Repeal 2nd Amendment Backfire?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen discusses the Second Amendment and former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens's recent op-ed.

March 31, 2018

Courier Post: Alexander Hamilton and His Rivals Focus of Philly Exhibit

"Running through the remainder of 2018, 'Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation' examines the rise and fall of the first U.S. secretary of the treasury, as told through his public clashes with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Adams and, of course, Aaron Burr."

March 29, 2018

WNYC Radio, The Brian Lehrer Show: The Anti-Populist President

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen talks about his new biography on William Howard Taft and why he's the "anti-Trump" president.

March 27, 2018

Uwishunu Philadelphia: Explore Alexander Hamilton’s Tense Political Relationships In New In-Depth Exhibit

The National Constitution Center examines the Founding Father's rivalries with Madison, Jefferson, Adams and Burr.

March 26, 2018

Constitution Center Rides Moment of Alexander Hamilton Popularity with New Exhibition

"Alexander Hamilton is on the $10 bill, the Broadway stage, and now at the National Constitution Center."

March 23, 2018

The Atlantic: President Taft, the Anti-Trump

Much more than time separates the 27th president from the 45th: from their vastly different views on economics, to their conceptions of the presidency itself.

March 19, 2018

The Atlantic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up About #MeToo, Voting Rights, and Millennials

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and the cases she’d like to see overturned. Read a transcript of her conversation with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

February 15, 2018

WHYY: At Constitution Center, Ginsburg Champions #MeToo Movement and Rights of Accused

In a conversation with Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen, Ginsburg reflected on her 25 years as a justice on the country’s highest court, talked about how the next generation of justice-seekers can effect change and spoke about what she thinks is the key to a successful marriage.

February 13, 2018

The Washington Post: Justice Ginsburg Shares Her Own #MeToo Moment

While speaking at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Feb.12, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared a story from her years at Cornell University.

February 12, 2018

Democracy Café Podcast

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "We need to learn to separate our political views from our constitutional views."

January 25, 2018

Philly.com: Philadelphia Museums

The National Constitution Center mounts an exhibition examining the personalities and constitutional rivalries that shaped the nation. Alexander Hamilton goes toe to toe with James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Aaron Burr.

January 23, 2018

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