Mar 16

10 interesting birthday facts about James Madison



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James Madison, the father of the Constitution, has a birthday today. How much do you know about the fourth president?



Mar 14

Podcast: Is the free press better off 50 years after the Sullivan decision?



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This weeks marks the 50th anniversary of the New York Times v. Sullivan decision, and Richard Epstein from the New York University School of Law and Geoffrey Stone from the University of Chicago Law School discuss if the free press is in a better place now, or if the decision needs to be revisited.



Mar 14

Here’s a chance to buy a life-sized Abraham Lincoln



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One of the more unusual auctions of recent times is taking place in Gettysburg this weekend, and some lucky person will talk away with a life-sized animatronic Abraham Lincoln, or an entire collection of Confederate generals.



Mar 14

10 birthday facts about President Andrew Jackson



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Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, has a birthday on Saturday. But how much do you know about one of the most controversial presidents?



Mar 13

Constitution Café: Do we need a freedom of conscience clause?



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As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Was James Madison right to ask for a freedom of conscience clause in the Constitution?