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U.S. Constitution 101: Your Questions Answered

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A woman holds a US flag before she became a US citizen during a special naturalization ceremony in honor of Citizenship Day and Constitution day on Ellis Island in New York on September 16, 2016. (Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

The new Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey finds that more than a third of respondents do not know what is in the First Amendment, and that only a quarter of Americans are able to name all three branches of government. We’ll discuss the survey’s findings, the importance of civic education, and take your questions about the Constitution.

Guests:

Jack Rakove, professor of history, American studies and political science, Stanford University; author, “Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, professor of communication, Annenberg School for Communication; director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania

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