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National Constitution Center

(The National Constitution Center, government-owned but independently funded, had a sign out to make sure tourists knew they weren't affected by the government shutdown.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Old City Tourists Find Plenty To Do Despite Government Shutdown

Tourists on the historical circuit were finding slim pickings today, with the major sites closed for the government funding crisis.

10/01/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.1.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/01/2013

(David Irvine, moderator Jeffrey Rosen, and James R. Jones at the National Constitution Center.   Irvine is a member of the Constitution Project's bipartisan task force on detainee treatment.  Jones is co-chair of the same group.  Rosen is president and CEO of the Constitution Center.   Photo by Dan Wing)

At Constitution Center, Panel Agrees That Torture Interrogation is Misguided

The National Constitution Center hosted a discussion on the topic of the United States’ methods of capturing, detaining, and interrogating suspected terrorists.

09/24/2013

(The Inn at Penn, in West Philadelphia, has offered rooms to a group of German high school students whose tour operator went bankrupt.   File photo provided)

Philly’s Tourism Industry Comes Through For Stranded German Students

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.

09/20/2013

(Jeffrey Rosen, center, moderates the discussion between Carrie Cordero, director of national security studies at Georgetown University, left, and Claire Finkelstein, director of the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law at the University of Pennsylvania.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Constitution Center Begins ‘Coffee & Conversation’ Series

The series was launched on Tuesday, Constitution Day, and the topic was “Drones and Your Privacy.”

09/17/2013

FILE

National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission For Constitution Day

The National Constitution Center is offering free admission to celebrate Constitution Day on Tuesday.

09/16/2013

Mary Beth Tinker (left) kicks off tour at the National Constitution Center on Tuesday.(credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Plaintiff in Iconic School Speech Case Kicks Off Tour in Philadelphia

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.

09/15/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.11.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.10.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/10/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Phila. Conference Throws Spotlight On Crimes of Human Trafficking

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.”

09/06/2013

(Soul singer Alexis P. Suter, center, sings songs performed at the 1963 March on Washington as part of the National Constitution Center's anniversary celebration.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Anniversary of Dr. MLK’s Famous Speech Commemorated at Constitution Center

“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.

08/28/2013

(Jerry Blavat, right, is interviewed by Brian Krisch of the National Constitution Center.   Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Jerry Blavat Shares Memories of 1968 at Nat’l Constitution Center Exhibit

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.

08/21/2013

Fashion

Clothing & The ’1968′ Exhibit

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

08/08/2013

1968

National Constitution Center’s “1968″ Exhibit

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

08/05/2013

PNC Bank Chairman James Rohr (credit: Steve Tawa)

Panel Discusses Political Reform At National Constitution Center

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.

07/24/2013

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