When Texas governor Rick Perry suggested earlier this year that his state might consider seceding from the Union, it was greeted as the persistent echo of the Southern Confederacy. So I was surprised when, vacationing in Vermont last month, I listened to a local political activist there make his case for the Green Mountain State, […]
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The new episode features Signers’ Hall and the main exhibit at the National Constitution Center.
For George, spending this summer in the same city where he spent that historic 1787 summer sure brought back lots of memories.
What set Abel Meeropol apart was his willingness to speak out against the violence of racism.
Philadelphia and Philadelphians came to see grass roots constitution-making as a specific part of their past.