Book Discussion on Me the People

Kevin Blyer, a writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” presents his thoughts on the U.S. Constitution. The author… read more

Kevin Blyer, a writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” presents his thoughts on the U.S. Constitution. The author contends that the Constitution is in need of an update and cites Thomas Jefferson’s maxim that the document should, “naturally expire at the end of 19 years.” Mr. Bleyer recalls his travels from Greece to Philadelphia and his discussions with the likes of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as he takes a critical examination of the Constitution. Kevin Bleyer was interviewed on stage at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The video trailer for his book was shown as well as the center’s six-word stump speech video. Mr. Bleyer also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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  • Kevin Bleyer Writer Comedy Central->Daily Show
  • Alison Young Vice President National Constitution Center->Public Engagement

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Book Discussion on Me the People

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Jul 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 8, 2012

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  • Jul 28, 2012 | 9:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2012 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 08, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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