Constitution Day Lecture by Richard Dreyfuss

Actor Richard Dreyfuss talked about the debates and the importance of compromise in the crafting of the U.S. Constitution at the… read more

Actor Richard Dreyfuss talked about the debates and the importance of compromise in the crafting of the U.S. Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention of 1787. He emphasized the importance of the Constitution for American democracy today. Richard Dreyfuss and The Dreyfuss Initiative promote civics in American schools. He also responded to questions from members of the audience and was seen talking with audience members after the program.

“The Constitutional Convention and the Miracle of Democracy” is the title of the Constitution Day lecture at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies on the campus of Shepherd University. close

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Constitution Day Lecture by Richard Dreyfuss

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Program ID:
301543-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2012

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  • Sep 17, 2011 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2011 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2011 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 9:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 8:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 11:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 4:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 3:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
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