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    22nd Amendment Anniversary

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    Professor Garrett Epps discussed the February 27, 1951 ratification of the 22nd Amendment, which limits the number of terms a President can serve. He gave this speech in 2016.

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    Birthright Citizenship

    Historians, journalists, and scholars talked about the history and future of birthright citizenship and immigration policy since Reconstruction.

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    Term Limits and the 22nd Amendment

    Professor Garrett Epps talked about the 1947 passage of the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which limits the number of terms a president can serve. He explained what propelled the…

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    Government Employee Unions

    Legal scholars talked about the issues in question in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, on which the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral argument January 11, 2016. The labor relations case…

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    Historic Supreme Court Oral Argument: U.S. v. Nixon (1974)

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    The 1974 oral argument and opinion in "U.S. v.Nixon". Also, hear a clip from the 1976 movie: "All the President’s Men", and an interview with legal scholar, journalist and author Garrett…

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    American Epic

    Garrett Epps talked about his book, American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution, in which he explores the U.S. Constitution and details what he considers to be the ambiguities, omissions,…

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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    Next on American History TV, a panel of professors looks at the history behind the 14th Amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship. Topics include what constituted citizenship in the pre-Civil…

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    Democracy Reborn

    Professor Epps talked about his book, Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America, published by Henry Holt. He was interviewed while…

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