Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

The relevance of the U.S. Constitution in the 21st century is examined. Ordinary people and constitutional experts alike weigh in on its merits and perceived faults while discussing such issues as the role of government, affirmative action, same-sex marriage and voting rights.

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Built to Last? Season 1, Episode 4 May 28, 2013 Paid

Consider the systems that have kept the Constitution healthy for more than 225 years.

Created Equal Season 1, Episode 3 May 21, 2013 Paid

Learn about the far-reaching changes created by the Fourteenth Amendment.

It's a Free Country Season 1, Episode 2 May 14, 2013 Paid

Examine what most Americans consider the Constitution’s most important feature: the Bill of Rights.

A More Perfect Union Season 1, Episode 1 May 7, 2013 Paid

Explore the Constitution’s most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism.

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The Commerce Clause
03:53 — Learn about the Commerce Clause and how Wickard v. Filburn started it all.
A More Perfect Union - Preview
00:30 — Take a sneak peak at CONSTUTITUION USA's 'A More Perfect Union.'
The Big Bang Theory
04:09 — Akhil Amar explains his view on the founding and how it is the significant moment in our history.
Constitutional Battle Ground State
03:45 — Visit Harborside Health Center in Oakland, CA where the state rights and federal law are in conflict.

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  • Premiered: May 7, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The relevance of the U.S. Constitution in the 21st century is examined. Ordinary people and constitutional experts alike weigh in on its merits and perceived faults while discussing such issues as the role of government, affirmative action, same-sex marria… (more)

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