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Curator and art historian Sarah Lewis talks about creative endeavors using inspiration from the likes of Frederick Douglass and Samuel Morse, in this conversation with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
This week, four U.S. presidents gathered in Texas to mark the 50th anniversary year of the Civil Rights Act. But for the actions of a few men, the Act may have been years later in coming.
Lyle Denniston looks at the contentious issue of whether individuals charged with war crimes based on terrorist acts should be tried in a civilian court or by a military commission.
On Thursday, a House committee is expected to take contempt action against former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, based on how she asserted her Fifth Amendment rights. But would Lerner face jail time in the case?
The Republican Party’s rallying cry for the 2014 mid-term election just might be “Barack Obama is an imperial president.” But how true are those claims, when compared to other Presidents?