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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

It's a Free Country (#102)

The history of the Bill of Rights and stories of freedom of speech and religion are explored. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This series is a multi-media project that explores the Constitution and its role in the American story -- from its creation, to the crises that challenged and reshaped it, to contemporary debates over rights and the role of government.

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    The Constitution's most innovative feature, its resilient brand of federalism, is explored. [56 minutes]

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    The Fourteenth Amendment of 1868 which made equality a constitutional right is examined. [56 minutes]

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    Peter Sagal visits Iceland and explores why the US Constitution has lasted more than 225 years. [56 minutes]

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