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  • Senator McCain Awarded 2017 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia
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    Senator McCain Receives 2017 Liberty Medal

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was honored with the National Constitution Center’s 2017 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The medal is awarded each year to those who show leadership in upholding basic…

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  • Chief Justice John Marshalls Life and Legacy
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    Chief Justice John Marshall's Life and Legacy

    American History TV visited the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to learn about the life and legacy of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the United States, who served…

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  • emThe Food of a Younger Landem
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    The Food of a Younger Land

    Mark Kurlansky talked about his book The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation’s Food Was…

    580 views
  • David Rubenstein on the 1787 Constitutional Convention
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    David Rubenstein on the 1787 Constitutional Convention

    Philanthropist David Rubenstein talked about what he thinks Americans should know about the 1787 Constitutional Convention. He was joined Jeffrey Rosen.

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  • Legacies of Supreme Court Landmark Cases
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    Legacies of Supreme Court Landmark Cases

    Descendants and participants in landmark Supreme Court cases talked about the legacies of those historic decisions. Cases discussed included Korematsu v. United States, Brown v. Board of…

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  • Drafting the US Constitution
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    Drafting the U.S. Constitution

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia and spoke about the creation of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. He also showed several rare early drafts.

    598 views
  • emThe Second Amendmentem
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    The Second Amendment

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he examines the history of the Second Amendment, which protects the right of individuals to keep and bear…

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  • Akhil Reed Amar on emLaw of the Landem
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    The Law of the Land

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic, about the way geography impacts the way the American Constitution is interpreted and the…

    2,058 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emMiranda v Arizonaem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Miranda v. Arizona

    Jeff Rosen and Paul Cassel talked about the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in which the court ruled 5-4 that criminal suspects must be informed of their right against…

    10,950 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emRoe v Wadeem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Roe v. Wade

    Clarke Forsythe and Melissa Murray talked about the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, in which the court ruled 7-2 that women have a constitutional, but not absolute, right to terminate…

    9,857 views
  • President George Washingtons Farewell Address
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    President George Washington's Farewell Address

    John Avlon talked about his book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. Mr. Avlon argued that Washington warned future generations about the dangers of…

    485 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBaker v Carrem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of election districts was a constitutional rather than a political…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emMapp v Ohioem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Mapp v. Ohio

    Professors Carolyn Long and Renee Hutchins talked about the 1961 U.S. Supreme Court case Mapp v. Ohio, in which the court applied, via a 5-4 decision, Fourth Amendment protection against…

    13,539 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBrown v Board of Educationem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brown v. Board of Education

    Jeffrey Rosen and Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in which the court unanimously ruled that separate public schools were not…

    8,532 views
  • National Constitution Center Marks Freedom Day
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    National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration, Part 1

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia held its annual symposium exploring the relationship between the Constitution and freedom. The event also marked the launch of the center’s…

    450 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emLochner v New Yorkem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Lochner v. New York

    Randy Barnett and Paul Kens talked about the 1905 U.S. Supreme Court case Lochner v. New York in which the court voted 5-4 to strike down a state law restricting the number of hours that a baker could…

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  • Discussion on the National Constitution Center Signers Hall
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    National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

    843 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKorematsu v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

    14,999 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emSchenck v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Schenck v. United States

    Beverly Gage and Thomas Goldstein talked about the 1919 U.S. Supreme Court case Schenck v. United States, in which the court unanimously ruled that the Espionage Act of 1917 was constitutional, even…

    13,375 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emSlaughterhouse Casesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case, Slaughterhouse Cases

    Paul Clement and Michael Ross talked about the 1873 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Slaughterhouse Cases, in which the court declined 5-4 to broadly apply the Fourteenth Amendment when New Orleans…

    13,438 views
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