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OPINION: Why John McCain, an Imperfect Hero, Deserves the Liberty Medal

On Monday evening, the National Constitution Center will award U.S. Sen. John McCain the 2017 Liberty Medal. The award ceremony committee probably sensed it had […]

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Coming Soon: Philly’s First Statue to Honor an African American

Amidst a heated national and local debate over monuments, Philly will soon unveil its first public sculpture honoring an African American individual: civil rights activist and […]

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Biden Chosen to Chair National Constitution Center

Former Vice President Joe Biden will chair the National Constitution Center following a unanimous vote from the museum’s board of trustees.

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Full DNC PoliticalFest Schedule Announced: What to Do and Where

Last month we told you about PoliticalFest, the festival celebrating U.S. history, government and politics, which will run July 22nd-27th as part of the Democratic National […]

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Jackie Robinson’s First Contracts Will Be on Display in Philly

“For the performance of the Player’s services and promises hereunder the Club will pay the Player the sum of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000.00) for the […]

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Six Historical Exhibits to See This Week

Alexander Hamilton and the Foundation of America’s Financial System @ The Constitution Center | Through July 10th, 2016 It’s basically the Broadway hit without the singing, dancing, […]

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Diana Ross and Jason Alexander Celebrate Einstein Healthcare’s 150th

Last night Einstein Healthcare Network celebrated it’s 150th anniversary with a sold-out gala at the National Constitution Center hosted by Seinfeld star Jason Alexander and […]

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Kathleen Kane Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Porn Emails

When the National Constitution Center broke ground in 2000, its backers could not have imagined what the building would be used for 15 years later: […]

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Tonight: Should The Government Keep Its Hands Off Our Lunch?

This week, the national media reported that presidential candidate Jeb Bush is spitting mad that the National Institutes of Health has awarded $2 million in […]

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Richard Gere to Honor Absent Dalai Lama at Liberty Medal Ceremony

The Dalai Lama was supposed to come to Philadelphia at the end of this month to receive the National Constitution Center‘s 2015 Liberty Medal. A […]

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Couches to Pop-Up On Philly Streets To Raise Awareness for LGBT Homeless Youth

In what may be one of the most unique and attention-grabbing publicity campaigns we’ve seen, Valley Youth House will be placing random couches throughout Center […]

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Dalai Lama Cancels Trip to Philadelphia

Philadelphia was supposed to play host to another holy leader this fall, when the Dalai Lama came to town to accept the 2015 Liberty Medal at […]

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Finally, Hard Facts About the Dalai Lama’s Visit to Philly

Unlike the frenzy surrounding Pope Francis’s appearance this month, the vibe around the Dalai Lama’s visit October 26 and 27 is distinctly chill. So everybody […]

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Cultural Alliance Hosts Free Old City Museum Crawl for Teens

Tomorrow afternoon, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance‘s STAMP program, an initiative to get young people out to Philly’s cultural attractions, will host an Old City museum […]

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PHOTOS: Original Gay Pioneers Tour “Speaking Out for Equality”

This morning, the National Constitution Center, William Way Community Center, and the DMH Fund hosted a very touching private tour of their exhibit “Speaking Out […]