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Liberty Medal Goes to Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban

The National Constitution Center on Sunday announced that the 2014 Liberty Medal will go to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who rose to prominence as […]

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9 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Philly

Can’t make it to the shore this holiday weekend? Philadelphia’s got you covered. Here, we round up seven Memorial Day Weekend events to keep your mind off the […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Thomas Jefferson* Before You Tour ‘Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello’

This week, the National Constitution Center opened the doors to Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello, its six month-long exhibition about Thomas Jefferson. And to my surprise, […]

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Here’s What Philadelphians Think the 28th Amendment Should Be

In conjunction with its “27 Amendments (in 27 days),” exhibit the National Constitution Center polled Philadelphians on-site and online about what they think the 28th […]

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NMAJH and NCC Are #OpenInPHL and Free on President’s Day

If you’re lucky enough to have the day off you may want to take the opportunity to check out some of our local museums that […]

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Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen Has the Best Job in the World

You’ve spent most of your career as a law professor and the legal affairs editor at the New Republic. Why move to Philly to take […]

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Hillary Clinton Receives Liberty Medal. Now Conservatives Hate Jeb Bush.

You already knew that Hillary Clinton received the Liberty Medal Tuesday night at the National Constitution Center. There was a fair amount of national media […]

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Three Signs That Liberty Medal Recipient Hillary Clinton Won’t Run for President in 2016

Nah, Hillary Clinton isn’t running for president. Sure, just about everybody who gathered Tuesday night at the National Constitution Center to see Clinton receive the […]

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Hillary Clinton to Discuss Syria on Eve of Benghazi Attacks at Constitution Center

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to Philly tomorrow, the eve of the anniversary of the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Speak at Constitution Center

So this is why Ashton Kutcher is speaking at Penn. All of the country’s “great minds” that weren’t on a hit TV show, like Supreme […]

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Get Ready for More Clinton, As Hillary’s Set to Receive 2013 Liberty Medal

It’s been quite a week for Clintons-at-National Constitution Center news. Following Bill’s appearance earlier there earlier this week, it was announced today that Hillary Clinton will […]

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Bill Clinton Returning to National Constitution Center Tuesday

Tomorrow, Bill Clinton is dropping by the National Constitution Center tomorrow, thirteen years after leading its groundbreaking ceremony. The festivities won’t be so festive this […]

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Is New York Returning Pennsylvania’s Stolen Copy of the Bill of Rights? [Updated]

[Update 11:31 a.m.] Turns out this is a better story than I thought. The Wall Street Journal reports: For years, historians have disagreed whether the […]

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Tonight: Art In The Age Of Prohibition Reception

To kick off its Prohibition-themed art and ephemera exhibition, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is partnering with the National Constitution Center to host […]

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That Other Liberty Bell No One Cares About Locked Away in Closet Today

In 1976, the Queen of England brought over a replica of our old pal Liberty Bell, to commemorate the Bicentennial. How sweet and thoughtful–our new […]