Three Branches and Separation of Powers

A panel of historians discussed how the Founders envisioned the three branches of government and why the idea of a separation of powers has been… read more

A panel of historians discussed how the Founders envisioned the three branches of government and why the idea of a separation of powers has been important for the survival and success of the American Republic. The speakers also evaluated the ways in which powers have shifted between the branches over time. This event was part of a conference hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. close

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  • David Barker Director American University->Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
  • Gene Healy Vice President Cato Institute
  • Alison LaCroix Professor University of Chicago->History and Law
  • Beth Plemmons Chief Executive Officer Office of the Architect of the Capitol->Visitor Services
  • Connie Tipton Vice Chair U.S. Capitol Historical Society->Board of Trustees
  • James Wallner Senior Fellow R Street Institute
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Three Branches and Separation of Powers

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Program ID:
452005-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2018 | 12:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2018 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 13, 2018 | 12:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2018 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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