National Constitution Center

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 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors at the National Constitution Center this weekend got a lesson on flag etiquette and flag folding. In honor of Memorial Day weekend visitors learned how to fold a giant American flag out on the center’s front lawn in Old City. So how big is the flag that they...
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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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We the People engraved in the facade of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA
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Hadas Kuznits
May 24, 2019 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center will be hosting a special weekend program that honors America’s fallen military heroes, and teaches visitors about origins of Memorial Day. Jenna Kehres, the museum programs manager at the National Constitution Center, says the program...
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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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Kimberly Adams
February 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you're looking for a ways to spend your Presidents Day there's plenty to do in the city of Philadelphia and suburbs, on Monday. Cara Schneider with Visit Philadelphia counted down the reasons why Philly is unique, especially on Presidents Day. "[George> Washington...
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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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November 23, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How long can you stare at that holiday gift list, thinking about pairing people and their unique interests with the perfect token? Many among us just give up and take the path of least resistance with a sweater or bauble. Or, you can match Uncle Joe's interest to a...
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The National Constitution Center brought religious and law enforcement leaders together.
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Tim Jimenez
November 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a report released Tuesday, the FBI said there was a 17 percent jump in hate crimes reported last year. While 60 percent of the crimes were related to race and ethnicity, 20 percent were connected to religion. Coincidentally, an event at the National Constitution...
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