Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee dropped a bombshell on American politics with the release of a 500-page report detailing the Central Intelligence Agency’s detainment and interrogation of terrorism suspects in the years after 9/11.
Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin.
At our recent Bill of Rights Day Book Festival, we looked at the legacy of one Supreme Court Justice and the 1964 case that protected the press and aided the Civil Rights movement.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at an issue likely heading to the Supreme Court: the anonymity-in-politics question.
In case you missed it, watch four sets of live events celebrating Bill of Rights Day, with authors discussing the Constitution and the historic figures related to it. Featured authors include Stephen Wermiel, Yuval Levin, Timothy Sandefur and Harlow Giles Unger.
Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, a new exhibition featuring a rare, original copy of the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights—one of 12 surviving copies sent to the states by President George Washington in 1789—has opened at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Bill of Rights Day, December 15, 2014
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!
Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, takes you behind the scenes of the Constitution Center’s newest exhibition, “Constituting Liberty,” opening Monday, December 15, 2014.
Jeffery Rosen and David Rubenstein look at why James Madison and others gathered in Philadelphia in 1787 with the goal of creating a stronger, but still limited, federal government.
In this excerpt from their pamphlet about the “Constituting Liberty” exhibition, Jeffery Rosen and David Rubenstein put the Declaration of Independence in context.