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Community and campus invited to talk on past and future changes to the U.S. Constitution

August 24, 2016

“Changing the Constitution: Learning from History to Make a Difference in the Future” is the topic for VCU Department of History Chair John Kneebone, Ph.D., and Professor of Political Science John Aughenbaugh, Ph.D., Sept. 16, 10 a.m. in the Cabell Lecture Hall, Room 303, James Branch Cabell Library.

Members of the campus and broader community are welcome.

Kneebone will discuss the historical context for adding the 14th Amendment and subsequent changes to its meaning. Aughenbaugh will discuss amendments and changes to Constitutional meaning. A question-and-answer session will follow the planned remarks.

VCU Libraries celebrates Constitution Day every year in September. This year, the commemoration includes free copies of the pocket constitution, research guide for further study and a discussion panel.

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