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    Immigrants and American Opportunity

    Philanthropist Mike Bezos, the father of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, talked about his experiences emigrating from Cuba at age 16, and how he became successful. He told how when his…

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    21st Century Freedoms

    Liberal, conservative, and libertarian panelists talked about how the Bill of Rights applies to contemporary debates over freedom of speech, the right to privacy, and other issues. …

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    Book Discussion on The Constitution

    Michael Stokes Paulsen, with his son Luke, talked about their book, The Constitution: An Introduction.

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    Presidents and the Constitution

    Harold Bruff, author of Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution, talked about how Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, George Bush, and Barack Obama…

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    Religious Liberty

    Panelists talked about religious liberty and some of the Supreme Court cases that have addressed the issue. Other topics included religious freedom on college campuses and pluralism.…

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    Freedom of Speech

    Panelists talked about the differences between liberal and conservative interpretations of freedom of speech. Topics included free speech on college campuses, campaign donation privacy…

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    Book Discussion on The Law of the Land

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic, about the way geography impacts the way the American Constitution is interpreted and…

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    National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

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    Lincoln's Legacy and the 13th Amendment

    Panelists talked about the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and the 13th amendment. Speakers and panelists included William “Bro” Adams, Allen Guelzo, Sidney Blumenthal,…

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    100th Anniversary of New Republic

    Franklin Foer talked about Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America. The book was published for New Republic magazine’s centennial celebration and was…

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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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    The Bill of Rights

    Justice Samuel Alito, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and others spoke at the National Constitution Center, which put an original copy of the Bill of Rights on display, along with copies…

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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 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…

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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. This program was part of…

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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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