427Sep 22, 2011
Conversation with Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates talked about the future of the U.S. military. Other topics included his legacy, the Mideast, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, troop ...
223Mar 26, 2011
Future of Civility in Democracy
Panelists talked about civility in political discourse and partisan debate over public policy. Among the topics they addressed were civility in political campaigns, how new media and technology ...
1,600Sep 13, 2010
Book Discussion on A Journey: My Political Life
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair recounts his time in office. Mr. Blair recalls his election to the prime minister’s office in 1997, his many political decisions, including ...
152Sep 13, 2010
2010 Liberty Medal Ceremony
The National Constitution Center’s 2010 Liberty Medal Ceremony was awarded to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Former President Bill Clinton introduced ...
758Mar 18, 2010
U.S. Race Relations
On the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech on race, panelists talked about the current state of racial relations in the U.S., and they responded ...
565Feb 27, 2010
The Constitution and Protracted Wars
Yale Law School Professor Bruce Ackerman, former Army vice chief of staff General Jack Keane, and Brigadier General H. R. McMaster talked about maintaining a constitutional balance in a protracted ...
3,983Dec 7, 2009
Aristocracy and the Founders
Historian Gordon Wood talked about the Founding Fathers' attitudes and beliefs about aristocracy in America, where “titles of nobility” are prohibited by the Constitution, but where ...
86Sep 13, 2008
National and Community Service, Part 2
David Eisner talked about the current role of national service in the U.S. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
Sonny Boggus talked by telephone from La Grange, Georgia, ...
31Sep 13, 2008
National and Community Service, Part 1
David Eisner talked about the current role of national service in the U.S. The week’s cover story of Time Magazine was on national service and presidential candidates Senators McCain ...
36Dec 14, 2004
10 Years of National Service
In 1994, the Corporation for National and Community Service awarded its first grants. Since then, its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America volunteers have provided more than 1.5 ...
31Jun 8, 2000
Protecting Children Online
Commission members heard testimony on resources for parents to help reduce access by
minors to harmful materials on the Internet. Panelists debated where the laws should be
drawn to ...