The Constitution and Its Promise

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke at the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies as part of the… read more

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke at the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies as part of the foundation’s lecture series “Preserve the Constitution.” He said it’s the duty of every American, not just public servants, to preserve, protect and defend the U.S. Constitution. Justice Kennedy also stressed the importance of educating children on how the Constitution was formed, and what is in it and why. He said that you can not preserve what you do not comprehend. 

President Ronald Reagan nominated Justice Kennedy to the high court in 1987. He took his seat in 1988. close

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

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The Constitution and Its Promise

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Program ID:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 26, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2013

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  • Oct 26, 2012 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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