Constitution Day virtual events on Thursday, Sept. 17
- Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Departments of Political Science and History & Philosophy will also be hosting a virtual discussion from 3 - 4 pm, Thursday, Sept. 17 on what the Constitution means to you.
To join the discussion, use this link: https://montana.webex.com/montana/j.php?MTID=m6aa2f668b99dc49391d9281d2cb399d2
Additionally, the National Constitution Center will also be hosing a virtual “Celebrate Constitution Day,” also on Sept. 17 with events all day. Visit https://constitutioncenter.org/ to watch the events.
The National Constitution Center events include:
LIVE Preamble Reading
September 17, 8:45 a.m. EDT; Live on the front law and streamed live on Zoom
View a special flag raising ceremony on Independence Mall, and then watch as National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen leads a lively reading of the Constitution's preamble.
Question and Answer Sessions – LIVE
September 17 at 9 a.m. EDT (from Signers’ Hall) and 3 p.m. EDT (from the main exhibit);
Streamed on Zoom and YouTube
The National Constitution Center brings its museum to this Constitution Day with LIVE question and answer sessions from its exhibits. Students can log on to ask Constitution Day questions, and staff from the center will answer them live on Zoom. Follow @constitutionctr on social media all week for special video highlights of exhibits like Signers’ Hall, Civil War and Reconstruction, and the NEW The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote!
A Constitution Day Liberty Medal Ceremony
6:30 p.m. EDT; Streamed live on the National Constitution Center’s website.
The National Constitution Center will award its 32nd annual Liberty Medal to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, for her efforts to advance liberty and equality for all. The National Constitution Center will honor Justice Ginsburg through a video tribute in words and music broadcast live on Thursday, September 17, 2020, Constitution Day, at 6:30 p.m. EDT. The program, produced by NBCUniversal, will feature performances by internationally renowned opera singers and tributes from special friends of Justice Ginsburg.