From the National Constitution Center’s Freedom Day event, the Aspen Institute’s Meryl Chertoff moderates a spirited discussion about religious liberty in modern times.
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On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died from his assassin’s wounds. But if John Wilkes Booth’s plot were entirely successful, a little-known senator may have been thrust into the White House for almost a year.
April 15 is marked each year as the traditional day people need to file their taxes, so it’s not exactly celebrated as a holiday. But how did April 15 become the big day–and how did we get the IRS in the first place?
It was 150 years ago tonight the President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford’s Theater. Lincoln died the next morning, and in the aftermath, some odd facts seemed to pop up.
An all-star lineup across the ideological spectrum gathered on Jefferson’s Birthday in Philadelphia to discuss the meaning and future of freedom. Watch four videos from this special event.