Former U.S. Ambassador Mark Gitenstein and authors Edward Luce and Jan-Werner Müller explore the growing influence of populism around the world.

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Kristina Arriaga, vice chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Khalid Latif, executive director and chaplain of the Islamic Center at New York University, and Rabbi David Saperstein, former U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, doscuss the state of religious freedom in America.

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Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discuss their visceral, immersive documentary on the Vietnam War in a special National Constitution Center event.

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Scholars Deborah Pearlstein, Ben Wittes, and John Yoo discuss the Framers’ original vision of war powers and how presidents have viewed war powers over time.

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American historian J.M. Opal discusses his new book, Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation  — a bold reinterpretation of the seventh president, whose populist vision continues to shape American democracy today.

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John Avlon, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, discusses the first president’s momentous and prescient farewell address to the nation and how the address could help reunite America through the lessons rooted in Washington’s experience as described in his new book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations

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Josh Chafetz, author of Congress’s Constitution, Carl Hulse, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, and David Mayhew, author of The Imprint of Congress, discuss why and what, if anything, Congress can do to take its power back. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.

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Birmingham bomb survivor Sarah Collins Rudolph and Washington Post editor and author of Kennedy and King Steve Levingston discuss how the bombing impacted the meaning of “equality” in America and how local events can bring about constitutional change.

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Historian Carol Berkin explores how the Founders navigated the early republic through four major crises and encourage the first stirrings of American nationalism. Tom Donnelly, senior fellow for constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderates. (May 18, 2017)

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In the second part of a program exploring privacy in the digital age, experts consider the future of the Fourth Amendment. The participants are Jennifer Daskal of American University, Jim Harper of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Christopher Slobogin of Vanderbilt University. Tom Donnelly, senior fellow for constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderates. This program was made possible with the support of Microsoft. (May 10, 2017)

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Despite our congressional charter, the National Constitution Center is a private nonprofit; we receive little government support, and we rely on the generosity of people around the country who are inspired by our nonpartisan mission of constitutional debate and education. Please consider becoming a member to support our work, including this podcast. Visit constitutioncenter.org to learn more.

This show was engineered and edited by Jason Gregory. It was produced by Nicandro Iannacci. Our director of Town Hall programs is Tanaya Neal. Our president and CEO is Jeffrey Rosen.

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