James Madison and the Bill of Rights

Constitutional scholar Linda Monk discussed the achievement of the First Congress in passing the Bill of Rights. She examined… read more

Constitutional scholar Linda Monk discussed the achievement of the First Congress in passing the Bill of Rights. She examined Representative James Madison’s fight to have the legislation pass to provide a bulwark for American liberties. She responded to questions from members of the audience. 

“'Congress Shall Make No Law...' Rep. James Madison and the Passage of the Bill of Rights” was a program of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, on the Capitol Visitor Center. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2010

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  • Apr 11, 2010 | 12:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2010 | 6:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2010 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2010 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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