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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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|John Lewis honored with the Liberty Medal|
John Lewis, the Georgia congressman, civil rights giant, and frontline soldier in the struggle for racial equality, was awarded the Liberty Medal on Monday night, more than a half-century after he marched on Washington and vowed to "burn Jim Crow to the ground, nonviolently."
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