National Constitution Center
Tourists on the historical circuit were finding slim pickings today, with the major sites closed for the government funding crisis.
Chris covers every detail of the government shutdown brought on by the fight over Obamacare and how it affects you. He also talks to Jeff Rosen from the National Constitution Center to preview tomorrow’s Cocktails and the Constitution.
The National Constitution Center hosted a discussion on the topic of the United States’ methods of capturing, detaining, and interrogating suspected terrorists.
A group of students from Germany, in this country to learn about US history, has gotten an unexpected lesson about Philadelphia hospitality after their tour operator suddenly went bankrupt.
The series was launched on Tuesday, Constitution Day, and the topic was “Drones and Your Privacy.”
The National Constitution Center is offering free admission to celebrate Constitution Day on Tuesday.
Mary Beth Tinker made national headlines in 1960s when she took a free speech fight to the U.S. Supreme Court and won. Now Tinker is traveling the country to urge young people to take action on the issues of the day.
Chris reviews President Obama’s speech on Syria and Hillary Clinton’s reception of the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center. He also talks to John Hayward from Human Events, foreign policy expert Danielle Pletka, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris cover the Eagles huge win in Chip Kelly’s coaching debut and Secretary of State John Kerry’s gaffe that may lead to a solution in the crisis with Syria. He talks to foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
Assistant US attorney Dan Velez says at its core, human trafficking is modern-day slavery “(that) involves the exploitation of people for either commercial sex or for forced labor.”
“The document that gives us our rights is what we celebrate here every day — the Constitution — and that’s what they were fighting for in 1963,” notes NCC program coordinator Jenna Winterle.
Blavat, the ageless friend to singers, stars, and mobsters, was guest speaker at the Constitution Center’s “The 1968 Exhibit,” which runs through September 2nd.
For more on the National Constitution Center’s ’1968′ Exhibit, visit: http://constitutioncenter.org/experience/exhibitions/feature-exhibitions/the-1968-exhibit For more on Retrospect Vintage, visit: http://www.retrospectvintage.com
For more on the National Constitution Center’s “1968″ exhibit, visit: http://www.constitutioncenter.org/experience/exhibitions/feature-exhibitions/the-1968-exhibit For more on the Calderwood Gallery, visit: http://www.calderwoodgallery.com
A bipartisan commission on political reform brought its road show to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia Wednesday, as it navigates stormy waters in an attempt to bridge the partisan political divide.