The United States Constitution Up Close and Personal!
The New-York Historical Society is proud to host Living News from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in which three actors present current issues in a dynamic and interactive way.
Incorporating video, contemporary music and current news broadcasts, Living News energizes students by including them in the discussion throughout the performance and helping them see how the United States Constitution affects their lives every day and why it is still essential to their freedom.
Freedom of Religion — "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance
Right Against Unreasonable Search and Seizure — New Jersey v. TLO
Immigration Law — Swift Foods Packing Plant, Plyler v. Doe
*topics are subject to change based on current events
First, come yourself, for free!
Experience this theatrical exploration of the United States Constitution and discover new ways to make this living document relevant.
Free downloadable curriculum is available to teachers who wish to continue the discussion in class. Learn more about Living News click here.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024