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    First Congress and the Bill of Rights

    Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about how the first Congress dealt with the Bill of Rights, and the views of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the document. He spoke at…

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    State Origins of the Bill of Rights

    Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd spoke about the state origins of the Bill of Rights, specifically property and voting rights, and religious freedom. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan…

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    Colonial and British Origins of the Bill of Rights

    Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd spoke about the British and colonial traditions that inspired the Bill of Rights, including the Magna Carta. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan…

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    Book Discussion on Founding Rivals

    Chris DeRose recounts the congressional campaign between James Madison and James Monroe in 1789 for election to Virginia’s Fifth District, the only time two future presidents ran…

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    Book Discussion on Founding Rivals

    Chris DeRose discussed the creation of the Bill of Rights and the election that enabled it. His forthcoming book was Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, The Bill of Rights, and…

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    Book Discussion on Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

    David Howard follows the travels of one of the original fourteen copies of the Bill of Rights. The document was stolen by a unknown Union infantryman from the North Carolina state…

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    James Madison and the Bill of Rights

    Constitutional scholar Linda Monk discussed the achievement of the First Congress in passing the Bill of Rights. She examined Representative James Madison’s fight to have the…

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    Defending Juveniles

    Panelists talked about innovations in the juvenile defense system. Kristen Henning moderated.The Department of Justice held a symposium on the public defender system.

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    Public Defender System

    The Department of Justice held a symposium on the public defender system. Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address. In his remarks he promised the Justice Department…

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    Mike Wallace Interview with William O. Douglas

    Associate Justice William Douglas talked with Mike Wallace about freedom of expression and the freedom to exchange ideas. He talked about post-war threats to American freedoms and…

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    Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases

    A panel discussion was held by legal, scientific, and counterterrorism experts on whether certain responses to a major epidemic or biowarfare incident such as forced inoculation, isolation,…

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    Chief Justice Speech

    Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the seventh annual Barbara Olson Lecture. He talked about the legacy of President James Madison who was considered the father of the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Retained by the People

    Daniel Farber talked about his book Retained by the People: The “Silent” Ninth Amendment and the Constitutional Rights Americans Don’t Know They Have, published by Perseus…

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    Electronic Surveillance Programs

    Mr. Carafano moderated a panel discussion on the implications of the recent announcement that electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency would be approved by the Foreign…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments on the question, “Is eavesdropping required for freedom?”

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    U.S. Constitution Fair Trial Clause

    On Constitution Day, Professor Aronson talked about the history of the rights of U.S. citizens to speedy and public trial by an impartial jury guaranteed under the 6th Amendment to the U.S.…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day. Callers discussed a Benjamin Franklin quote, “Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.”

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    Book Discussion on Birth of the Nation and Creating the Bill of Rights

    Charlene Bickford and Ken Bowling talked about their books Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791, published by Madison House Publishers, and Creating the Bill of…

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    September 11 Commission Report Results, Pt. 2

    Families of victims, former intelligence officials, and authors spoke at a daylong forum on the September 11 Commission Report. They focused on the methodology of the investigation,…

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    Ten Commandments Display on Public Property

    The Pew Center held a forum on public displays of the Ten Commandments, and efforts to erect monuments representing the documents in around local courthouses. Among the issues they…

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