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What does the Constitution say about racial equality? Larry Kramer, Dean at Stanford Law School, explains the role of the Reconstruction amendments and the challenges faced by the Supreme Court in shaping Civil Rights legislation in the years before Brown v. Board of Education.
James T. Patterson, Professor of History Emeritus, Brown University, discusses his book Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore.
University of Virginia historian Barbara Perry describes John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address, including background information on the President’s life and family, the writing of the speech, and major accomplishments of his administration.