National Constitution Center

Kim Phúc at the National Constitution Center.
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John McDevitt
December 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
It's a photograph many say lead to the end of the Vietnam war: The Pulitzer Prize-winning picture shows a naked girl running towards the camera after a napalm bomb is dropped or her village in 1972. That girl is now a 56-year-old woman who tours the world, speaking about the impact of war. Read...
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"We the People" is engraved in the facade of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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Jay Scott Smith
December 03, 2019 - 8:32 am
A group of scholars and current and former elected officials met for a discussion at the National Constitution Center on Monday to educate the public about the impeachment process and the current state of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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Dr. Yusef Salaam (left) with Innocence Project leaders and exonerees
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Flashpoint
November 03, 2019 - 10:26 am
One of the five men who was exonerated years after being wrongfully convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger case was the keynote speaker at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project gala in Old City.
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Committee of Seventy Chief Advancement Officer Lauren Cristella (center) and National Constitution Center Chief Learning Officer Dr. Kerry Sautner (left)
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Flashpoint
September 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
In this special edition of the Flashpoint podcast, host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the Entercom Serves program. Listen to the podcast here.
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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham at the National Constitution Center.
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John McDevitt
September 17, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Getting the word out about the importance of being counted continues in advance of the U.S. Census next year, and the head of the federal government's largest statistical agency is in Philadelphia doing his part.
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The Honorable Anthony Kennedy, the recently retired Associate Justice for the U.S. Supreme Court, will be the receive the 31st annual Liberty Medal this October. The award recognizes individuals who work to defend liberty across the globe.
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Cherri Gregg
July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center announced its 2019 Liberty Medal Recipient, and the honoree was at the center of some of the country's most heated constitutional battles for decades. The Honorable Anthony Kennedy, the recently retired Associate Justice for the U.S...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What better time is there to examine the history of the country's national anthem than Memorial Day weekend? The tune of the Star-Spangled Banner was borrowed from another colonial-era song. "It was called 'To Anacreon in Heaven or The Anacreontic Song,'" said Brian...
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Philadelphia School District students show off their research projects at the National Constitution Center for National History Day.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of Philadelphia School District students interested in history are showing off their research projects Wednesday and Thursday at the National Constitution Center for National History Day. "Behind me right now is a bunch of exhibits that the kids have all put...
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Mike Dougherty
January 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sensory-friendly Sundays are coming to the National Constitution Center. Programming is designed to be more accessible for people with intellectual disabilities and sensory processing disorders. Some of the regular programming at the Constitution Center will be...
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Rachel Kurland
January 02, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center announced Wednesday plans to offer a more accessible experience for museum-goers of all abilities and their families in 2019. Sensory-Friendly Sundays offer an everyday museum experience through programs and learning techniques...
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