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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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    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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