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  • National Constitution Center Town Hall on Freedom of the Press
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    National Constitution Center Town Hall on Freedom of the Press

    Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), National Review Editor Rich Lowery, and PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel joined the National Constitution Center for a virtual…

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  • Discussion with Justice Stephen Breyer
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    Discussion with Justice Stephen Breyer

    In honor of Constitution Day, George Washington University Law School hosted a virtual conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. They discussed the role of the Constitution in…

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  • Origins of Fourteenth Amendment
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    Origins of Fourteenth Amendment

    Clemson University history professor Orville Vernon Burton talked about the origins of the 14th Amendment, and why it was essential and necessary to ratify after the South’s defeat in the…

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  • Voting Rights and Historians in the Courtroom
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    Voting Rights and Historians in the Courtroom

    Clemson University history Professor Vernon Burton recalled his experiences as an expert witness for plaintiffs in voting rights cases in South Carolina and Texas. Professor Burton also…

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  • Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment
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    Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment

    William Blair talked about how the 14th Amendment was used after the Civil War to punish former rebels for secession. He described how the different sections of the amendment applied to…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Viewers responded to the question “How would you amend the constitution?”

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  • emYes I Can Say Thisem
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    Yes, I Can Say This

    Comedian Judy Gold offered her thoughts on free speech and censorship. This was a virtual event hosted by Newsday Live Authors Series in New York.

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  • Washington Journal Colleen Shogan Discusses the Ratification of the 19th Amendment
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    Colleen Shogan on the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Co-Chair Colleen Shogan talked about the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when Tennessee became the 36th and last state needed…

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  • emDare to Speakem
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    Dare to Speak

    PEN America CEO and President Suzanne Nossel offered her thoughts on censoring of free speech. This virtual event was sponsored by Magic City Books in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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  • Discussion on the Constitutional Convention of 1787
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    Constitutional Convention of 1787

    Professor Jack Rakove talked about some of the issues debated during the Constitutional Convention of 1787, such as the number of representatives for each state and the method of presidential…

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  • Tennessee and the Womens Suffrage Movement
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    Tennessee and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission executive director Anna Laymon talked with Tennessee U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn about the state’s involvement in the women’s suffrage movement. On August…

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  • Centennial Suffrage Commemoration
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    Centennial Suffrage Commemoration

    The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission hosted a conversation on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, author Elaine Weiss, and…

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  • emDefender in Chiefem
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    Defender in Chief

    University of California, Berkeley law professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration John Yoo offered his thoughts on presidential powers. This…

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  • First Lady Remarks at Launch of Womens Suffrage Exhibit
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    First Lady Remarks at Launch of Women's Suffrage Exhibit

    First lady Melania Trump made remarks at the launch of the “Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage” digital exhibit at the White House.

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  • After Words with John Yoo
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    After Words with John Yoo

    University of California, Berkeley Law Professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration John Yoo weighed in on presidential powers and the U.S.…

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  • Women Voters 19202016
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    Women Voters, 1920-2016

    Christina Wolbrecht, political scientist and author of A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage, discussed how politicians and the media have attempted to understand…

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  • Suffrage Movement and the Media
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    Suffrage Movement and the Media

    Three scholars who have written books about women’s suffrage participated in a discussion titled: “Women and the Vote: The 19th Amendment, Power, Media, and the Making of a Movement.” The National…

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  • Rightfully Hers American Women and the Vote Exhibit
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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

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  • Role of Men in the Womens Suffrage Movement
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    Role of Men in the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Three authors explored the role of men in the women’s suffrage movement and the reasons why men supported the 19th Amendment. This National Archives event was one of a series associated with their…

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  • Harriet Tubman and Womens Suffrage
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    Harriet Tubman and Women's Suffrage

    Harriet Tubman is celebrated for her work as an abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and Union Army scout during the Civil War. Karen Hill of the Harriet Tubman House talked about…

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