Listen to National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen’s incredible one-hour interview with author Geoffrey Ward, the author of the book on “The Roosevelts” that was featured on PBS. Ward, along with longtime collaborator Ken Burns, wrote New York Times’ bestseller “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” The book is a companion volume to the seven-part PBS […]
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This week marks the 222nd anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here’s a look back at its remarkable history.
Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina joins the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for an animated discussion about which Presidents should be considered “forgotten” for their constitutional legacies.
As Constitution Daily concludes its Forgotten Presidents week, we look at the controversial figure of Millard Fillmore, whose decision to support pro-slavery legislation came with a great personal conflict.
In this commentary, Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina says Barack Obama risks joining the ranks of presidents with diminished legacies unless he starts taking an active role in defining his achievements.