Importance of the U.S. Constitution
The Shepherd University Foundation hosted the first annual Tom E. Moses Memorial lecture series. Senator Byrd, whose leadership added… read more
The Shepherd University Foundation hosted the first annual Tom E. Moses Memorial lecture series. Senator Byrd, whose leadership added the appropriation act designating September 17th as Constitution Day, spoke about the importance of the U.S. Constitution.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005 states that educational institutions receiving federal funds shall hold an educational program for its students. The program is to be about the United States Constitution and held on September 17 each year or during the week before or after. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Raymond W. Smock Director Byrd (Robert C.) Center for Legislative Studies
- Curtis Wheeler Pastor Winchester Avenue Christian Church (Martinsburg, WV)
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