At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation… read more
At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics knowledge and education, and the evolution of democratic institutions and principles during periods of societal change. They also talked about constitutional interpretation, judicial precedents, federalism, and various issues before the court.
A brief introductory video was shown.
The event at the National Archives' McGowan Theater was also sponsored by the National Constitution Center and the Aspen Institute. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Stephen G. Breyer Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
- Walter Isaacson President National Conference on Citizenship
- Sandra Day O'Connor Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
- Tim Russert Moderator NBC->"Meet the Press"
- Antonin Scalia Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
- Richard "Rick" Stengel President and CEO National Constitution Center
- Allen Weinstein Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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