The Constitution and Protracted Wars

Yale Law School Professor Bruce Ackerman, former Army vice chief of staff General Jack Keane, and Brigadier General H. R. McMaster talked… read more

Yale Law School Professor Bruce Ackerman, former Army vice chief of staff General Jack Keane, and Brigadier General H. R. McMaster talked about maintaining a constitutional balance in a protracted war. Terry Moran of ABC News moderated. Among the issues they addressed were sustaining efforts to combat terrorism, emerging threats to national security, definitions of combat and war, and the separation of posers among the branches of government in wartime. They also responded to questions from the audience.

“The Constitution and 'The Long War'” was a program of the fourth annual Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution hosted by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. It took place on Saturday, February 27, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2010

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  • Mar 29, 2010 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 2010 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2010 | 9:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2010 | 3:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2010 | 1:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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