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Mar 30

Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball: An in-depth listener’s guide



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Wrecking Ball’s first track, “We Take Care Of Our Own,” opens with pounding rock drums and a synthesizer riff that sounds distinctly like a siren.



Mar 30

Remember the ladies



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As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.



Mar 29

Presidential Madness: The Final Four



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Now, it’s serious. Welcome to Presidential Madness Round Four: the Final Four. Just like the real NCAA March Madness, our field of fictional presidents are squaring off daily to see who will advance and ultimately be crowned best fit as President of the United States. In a series of polls, we’re answering the age-old question:… [Continue Reading]



Mar 29

At the Table: 3 generations of Latvians participate in the final Sunday Supper



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Editor’s Note: At the Table is an international exchange program that connects high school students in Philadelphia and Riga. The program, undertaken by the National Constitution Center in collaboration with the National History Museum of Latvia, hosted “Sunday Suppers” in various communities around Philadelphia and Riga simultaneously. These conversations will culminate in a student developed… [Continue Reading]



Mar 28

Equality: are we there yet?



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While the Supreme Court was hearing history-making arguments on the Affordable Care Act, delegates and supporters of Vision 2020 made organizational history in Washington as 150 women and men attended a White House briefing Tuesday on domestic policy issues.