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Richard R. Beeman, 74, Penn history professor, Constitution Center trustee
Richard R. Beeman, a University of Pennsylvania historian and a trustee of the National Constitution Center who revered America's founding document and spent decades teaching its creation and complexities, died Monday. He was 74.
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Khizr Khan decries lack of 'moral compass' at Harvard forum
Mr. Khan pulled out his famous pocket-sized Constitution and recited.       
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Russian sailor killed in US Civil War commemorated in Maryland
A commemorative ceremony has been held by the grave of a Russian Navy sailor who died in Maryland during the American Civil War while helping the North fight the Confederates. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Trump may as well ignore these facets of our nation as well
What is our country coming to when we can't dispense with the Constitution at the whim of a mercurial President?
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Back to American Civics 101
ANALYSIS/OPINION: "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be." — Thomas Jefferson   Ignorance. It isn't always bliss. Some of the people protesting in Oregon did not vote in the presidential election. Many of the ...
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David McCullough receives inaugural Lenfest award
David McCullough has won two Pulitzers, two National Book Awards, a slew of literary honors, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom over the course of a literary career that spans more than half a century.
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