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The Heart of the Constitution: How the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights

January 26, 2018
From: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Constitutional Law professor Gerard Magliocca examines the history behind the Bill of Rights, a document that has meant different things to different generations. In The Heart of the Constitution, Magliocca views the document as a living text that reflects the great ideas of the Constitution but did not achieve its modern form as the most powerful symbol on the limits of governmental power until after World War II.

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National Archives & Records Administration
Constitution Ave. NW\r\nBetween 7th & 9th St.,
Washington, DC 20408
Penn Quarter/Chinatown


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