Featuring the National Constitution Center, We the People, the Constitution’s 225th airs first in the Philadelphia region Sunday, July 1 at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 4 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m. The 30-minute special produced by CBS 3 Philadelphia highlights the Center’s role as the national headquarters of the U.S. Constitution’s 225th anniversary.
This exciting broadcast gives a sweeping view of the Constitution – from its creation in 1787 to its contemporary relevance – while featuring the Center’s exhibitions and programs that bring the story of “We the People” to life.
You’ll hear one woman share the emotional journey she took on the way to becoming a naturalized citizen. National Constitution Center Board member and acclaimed historian Dr. Richard Beeman provides fascinating, little-known facts about the Founding Fathers and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the process that produced the most enduring constitution in the world. And Lyle Denniston, the Center's Advisor on Constitutional Literacy and veteran Supreme Court reporter, explores today’s hot-button political issues that illustrate just how significant the Constitution remains in our daily lives.
Along the way, you’ll also meet high school students and others who explain first-hand why the Constitution’s 225th anniversary is worthy of a nationwide celebration!
Hosted by NBC 10’s Lori Wilson, the broadcast highlights our hands-on exhibits, dynamic live performances, and engaging educational programs that bring to life the most powerful vision of freedom ever expressed: the U.S. Constitution. You’ll also learn more about the history of the Constitution, its momentous 225th anniversary, and why we as Americans should celebrate it!
The National Constitution Center’s dramatic new TV spot illuminates the Center experience while evoking the freedom, perseverance and American pride that our founding document inspires. The commercial stars 11-year-old Kiera McNeill, of Telford, PA, and was created by brand conversation agency Neiman in collaboration with ShootersINC.