Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

From the Milwaukee meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Columbia University history professor Eric Foner, and University of… read more

From the Milwaukee meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Columbia University history professor Eric Foner, and University of Iowa history professor Linda Kerber discuss the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the “birthright citizenship” provision. The historians argue that birthright citizenship dramatically changed American history for the better, and that the provision is unique to the United States. This is a half hour. close

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

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305665-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
May 20, 2012
Last Aired:
May 27, 2012

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  • May 20, 2012 | 10:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2012 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2012 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2012 | 5:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2012 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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