U.S. Constitution

In honor of National Constitution Week, former Governor Weicker spoke about interpreting and amending the Constitution. He emphasized that the… read more

In honor of National Constitution Week, former Governor Weicker spoke about interpreting and amending the Constitution. He emphasized that the Constitution is too valuable to be amended on political whims in order to substitute legal bindings for the political will to meet the nation’s challenges. He also critiqued several proposed amendments, including those for balancing the budget, for allowing prayer in public schools and for prohibiting flag desecration. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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U.S. Constitution

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Program ID:
75215-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jan 06, 1997 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 1997 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 06, 1997 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 06, 1997 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 1997 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 1997 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 1997 | 5:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 07, 1997 | 8:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 1997 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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