Constitution USA with Peter Sagal
Air date: 05-29-2013
In this last episode, Sagal travels to Iceland, where after the countryâ€™s economic collapse, leaders decided to create a new constitution, looking to the U.S. Constitution for inspiration. This prompts Sagal to consider why our own founding document has lasted more than 225 years.
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: Built to Last
Air date: 05-22-2013
The high ideals of the Declaration of Independence that â€śall men are created equalâ€ť didnâ€™t make it into the Constitution in 1787. It took three-quarters of a century, and a bloody civil war, before the Fourteenth Amendment of 1868 made equality a constitutional right and gave the federal government...
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: Created Equal
Air date: 05-15-2013
Ask Americans what the Constitutionâ€™s most important feature is and most will say itâ€™s the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories â€” ripped from the headlines â€” involving freedom of speech...
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: It's a Free Country
Air date: 05-08-2013
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal (host of NPRâ€™s â€śWait, Wait â€¦ Donâ€™t Tell Meâ€ť) travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesnâ€™t; how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us...
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: A More Perfect Union