First Congress and the Bill of Rights

Donald Ritchie, Christine Blackerby, and Charles Flanagan spoke about how Congress produced the Bill of Rights despite significant opposition. Ten of the twelve proposed constitution amendments were ratified on December 15, 1791.

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  • Christine Blackerby Specialist National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
  • Charles Flanagan Outreach Supervisor National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
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First Congress and the Bill of Rights

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Program ID:
325144-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2015 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2015 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 25, 2015 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2015 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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