Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s "Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!" travels across the country to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn’t… how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart. The four-part series premiered in May 2013.Visit Constitution USA with Peter Sagal Website
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Consider the systems that have kept the Constitution healthy for more than 225 years.
Learn about the far-reaching changes created by the Fourteenth Amendment.
Examine what most consider the Constitution’s most important feature: the Bill of Rights.
Explore the Constitution’s most striking feature: its resilient brand of federalism.
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What right does the government have to take property away from citizens?
Learn more about the separation of church and state.
Efrat Cohen explains how social media/digital trails have changed the concept of privacy.
Is all speech protected? Learn more about freedom of speech and what rights citizens have.
Do the Children of Illegal Immigrants Have the Right Public Education?
Learn more about government sanctioned monopolies and how it is a Constitutional issue.
Is Gridlock Built Into the Constitution?
Richard Beeman explains the Bill of Rights and where it came from.
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Premieres Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Go behind the scenes with CONSTITUTION USA and see what it was like to make the series.
Premieres Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Does the Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Premiering May 7.
Hit the road with Peter Sagal for a look at CONSTITUTION USA.
CONSTITUTION USA premieres Tuesdays, May 7-28, 2013, 9 pm ET on PBS.
Airs Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Airs Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.