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Video: Richard Brookhiser on Abraham Lincoln

Biographer Richard Brookhiser discusses his latest book, “Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln,” which follows Lincoln from his humble origins in Kentucky to his assassination in Washington, D.C.

The Norwegian Constituent Assembly

Liberty rising, from Philadelphia to Eidsvoll

This year, the Norwegian Constitution turns 200 years old, making it one of the oldest continuous national constitutions in the world. The U.S. Constitution, and the men who crafted it, played no small role in Norway’s deliberations.

Read and Search The Constitution

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.