National Constitution Center
To mark the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Urban League of Philadelphia showed off an original copy of the document during a special ceremony at the National Constitution Center Monday evening.
If you are looking for something fun or educational to do (or maybe even both!), here are some top permanent exhibits in Philadelphia.
A distinguished panel of experts dissected last week’s significant Supreme Court decisions at the National Constitution Center on Tuesday afternoon. The panel predicted far-reaching effects from the Court’s action.
The National Constitution Center celebrated its tenth anniversary with free admissions and dozens of special exhibits about Colonial America.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose lifelong public service career includes turns as secretary of state, presidential candidate, senator and first lady, is the recipient of the 2013 Liberty Medal.
Chris assesses yesterday’s rulings by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, the murder charges against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and an ad opposing privatization of Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores produced by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. He also talks to Lyle Denniston from the National Constitution Center, John Hayward from Human Events, New Jersey Senate Candidate Steve Lonegan, and Comedian Chris Hardwick.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s new initiative to combat climate change, the Flyers decision to buy out Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, and the a potential partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and the NFL. He also talks to the CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and an energy industry executive to respond to the President’s proposals to curb carbon emissions.
As part of a conference on federalism at the National Constitution Center, Clinton said health care reform is vital to making the US more competitive in the global economy.
Clinton spoke Tuesday at a symposium in Philadelphia designed to bring attention to the eroding financial condition of state governments.
Former President Bill Clinton will deliver a lunchtime speech Tuesday at the National Constitution Center.
And the flag is only part of the celebration.
Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, engaged Comedy Central’s faux right-wing pundit on Tuesday night’s show.
The Bell “Huey” is a helicopter that Vietnam vets are very familiar with. It will be part of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit about the year 1968.
Celebrate Memorial Day in Philadelphia with these celebratory events.
Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia is full of events. For example you can celebrate the holiday all week long at the National Constitution Center.