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    Book Discussion on John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation

    Harlow Giles Under talked about his book, John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, about the longest-serving chief justice in U.S. history and his influence on the judicial…

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    Book Discussion on The Conscience of the Constitution

    Timothy Sandefur and Kermit Roosevelt talked about Mr. Sandefur’s book, The Conscience of the Constitution:The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty, about whether…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Debate

    Yuval Levin talked about his book, The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left. This program was part of the the National Constitution Center’s Bill…

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    Book Discussion on The Progeny

    Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan. br/ This program was part…

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    Forgotten Presidents

    Michael Gerhardt talks about his book The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy, in which he discussed thirteen presidents who are least remembered by Americans, which he…

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    Classical Liberal Constitution

    Law professor Richard Epstein talked about his book, The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government, with law professor Theodore Ruger. They discussed a…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Amendment: A Biography

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he examines the history of the Second Amendment, which protects the right of individuals to keep and bear…

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    Judicial Independence and Politics

    Senior judges talked about the challenge of maintaining their independence when judges are increasingly subjected to partisan election campaigns. Speakers included one of the Florida…

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    The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Todd Purdum talked about his book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which he recounts the political battle to…

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    Future of Free Speech

    Constitutional scholars and authors talked about the future of free speech in America. Topics included college campus censorship, defamation, Holocaust denial, the Supreme…

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    Book Discussion on Falling in Love with America Again

    Jim DeMint talked about his book, Falling in Love with America Again, in which he discusses fixing America’s social and economic problems. He argued that nothing would be solved…

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    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) talked about legislation he introduced to reform Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court while still protecting national security and individuals'…

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    Book Discussion on Dragnet Nation

    Julia Angwin talked about her book, Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance, in which she looks at the ways that government, private…

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    Book Discussion on Emergency Presidential Power

    Chris Edelson talked about his book, Emergency Presidential Power: From the Drafting of the Constitution to the War on Terror, in which he looks at the use of executive power during times…

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    Book Discussion on Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates spoke about his memoir, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. In the book, Mr. Gates, who served as secretary of defense under Presidents George…

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    Crafting of America's Founding Documents

    Philanthropist David Rubenstein talked about the personalities and politics of the founding fathers who collaborated on America’s founding documents. He spoke about how their…

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    Book Discussion on Camelot's Court

    Historian Robert Dallek talked about his book, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House, in which he profiles President Kennedy’s team of advisors, which included his…

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    Book Discussion on American Founding Son

    Gerard Magliocca talked about his book, American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, in which he recounts the life of lawyer and Ohio Congressman John…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Dissent

    Thomas Healy, former Supreme Court correspondent for The Baltimore Sun, talked about his book, The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind - and Changed the History of…

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    Hillary Clinton Receives 2013 Liberty Medal

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the the National Constitution Center’s 2013 Liberty Medal. In her remarks she commented on recent developments in Syria and the…

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