National Constitution Center
Washington Journal was telecast from Signers' Hall in the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA. Signers' Hall features… read more
Washington Journal was telecast from Signers' Hall in the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA. Signers' Hall features life-size bronze statues of 42 men: the 39 delegates who signed the Constitution on September 17, 1787, as well as the three who refused.
Richard Stengel talked about the creation of the National Constitution Center and its focus on the U.S. Constitution and responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers.
Mr. Smock spoke about the U.S. Constitution and the role that the signers of the document played during the Constitutional Convention. Mr. Smock, a former historian of the U.S. House, was the exhibit’s historical consultant. He also talked about the creation of the statues, their historic detail, and the signers themselves. During his remarks he also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Steven Scully Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN
- Raymond W. Smock Director Byrd (Robert C.) Center for Legislative Studies
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