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Apr 9

Can you pass a 10 question quiz about Thomas Jefferson?



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The third president, Thomas Jefferson, is one of the most famous of the Founding Fathers. But how much do you really know about the man from Monticello?



Apr 9

The message of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial concert



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On April 9, 1939, singer Marian Anderson sang before 75,000 fans in Washington, D.C. in a concert that predated rallies that would shape the civil rights movement decades later.



Apr 9

The top 10 presidential power plays of all time



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As Constitution Daily explores the debate over the power of the executive, here’s a look at the controversial president power moves that are usually mentioned in Imperial Presidency discussion.



Apr 8

Video: The New York Times’ Clay Risen on the Civil Rights Act



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New York Times editor Clay Risen talks about his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in a National Constitution Center video with the Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.



Apr 8

Constitution Check: Did Governor Christie make a constitutional misstep?



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Lyle Denniston looks at how a remark about Israel by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touched a nerve that also touches on a constitutional issue about the recognition of foreign governments.