Aug 28

British: Americans "just don't get" us



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Just like the Constitution itself, people all around the globe are discussing the National Constitution Center. Follow us as we take a look at the Center’s appearance in news outlets around the globe for the week of August 22, 2010.



Aug 26

Amid controversy, Larry Summers at the NCC



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Lately it seems that when Larry Summers, the director of the National Economic Council for the Obama administration, isn’t busy determining economic policy for the nation, he is fending off calls for his resignation. Rumors have been swirling that Christina Romer’s resignation in early August was due to the combative nature of Summers which has… [Continue Reading]



Aug 26

Obama’s first year



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As midterm elections approach, many politicians are running based on the perceptions based around Obama’s first year. Hear Newsweek editor Jonathan Alter during his recent visit to the NCC talk about the behind the scenes action of the Obama administration.



Jan 1

Excerpt: A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot



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The following is an excerpt from A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot, Mary Walton chronicles the final years of the suffrage movement, when women picketed the White House, were jailed, went on hunger strikes and were force fed. Even after the Nineteenth Amendment was passed by the U.S. Senate on… [Continue Reading]