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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

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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  • A More Perfect Union (#101)

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

  • 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]

  • Created Equal (#103)

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

  • Built to Last? (#104)

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

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