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Top Places To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2014

Explore Philadelphia’s history this March for Women’s History Month. Here are the top five places you should considering visiting.

03/04/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.3.14

Chris discusses last night’s Super Bowl, the commercials, President Obama’s interview with Bill O’Reilly and the latest news surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. He talks to John Camilleri from Harmelin Media, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Jeffrey Rosen from the National Constitution Center.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/03/2014

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Corbett’s Medicaid Expansion Plan Gets Mixed Reception at Phila. Hearings

The plan includes major Medicaid reforms designed to reduce costs to the state, including monthly premiums for adults, work-search requirements, and caps on the number of medical visits and tests that can be performed.

01/03/2014

(The Philadelphia hearings on Gov. Corbett's Medicaid plan are scheduled for the National Constitution Center.  File photo by Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

Health Care Advocates Lining up to Testify About Corebett’s Proposed Medicaid Plan

The hearing was originally scheduled for the morning, but interest in the hearings has been high and registration filled so quickly that the department added an afternoon session. And that filled up, too.

01/02/2014

(Midge Rendell and Ed Rendell at the National Constitution Center, getting ready to announce the finalists in an elementary school essay contest.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Rendells Together To Promote Citizenship Center’s Essay Contest

The mission of the Rendell Center is to promote civic education and engagement.

11/21/2013

(An Abraham Lincoln reënactor recites the Gettysburg Address at the National Constitution Center on the 150th anniversary of the famous speech.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Constitution Center Marks 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

A reënactor dressed as Abraham Lincoln, right down to the stovepipe hat, addressed a small crowd of students and tourists from the steps of the Constitution Center’s cavernous lobby.

11/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.25.13

Chris reviews yesterday’s congressional hearing on the rollout of healthcare.gov and media reports on Obamacare, Benghazi, and NSA spying. He talks to Comedian Colin Quinn, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Dave Rowan from the Philadelphia Union.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/25/2013

(New US citizens are sworn in at the National Constitution Center.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

As Government Shutdown Ends, New Citizens Sworn In at Constitution Center

Forty-seven applicants from 32 countries across the globe raised their hands and recited in unison their allegiance to a new land.

10/17/2013

(Tom Kelly with his prize-winning photograph, on display now at the National Constitution Center.   Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Montco Man’s Work Part of New Constitution Center Show

Tom Kelly calls it “the picture that defines me.”

10/11/2013

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Exhibit Of Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs Opens At National Constitution Center

With one click, these images tell the stories of survival, hunger, death, grief, victory, love, war and the raw humanity behind it all.

10/10/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.3.13

Chris continues to delve into all the details of the ongoing government shutdown. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Vietnam Veteran Claire Book, and Dr. Betsy McCaughey about Obamacare.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/03/2013

(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

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