Securing the Blessings of Liberty

By Emily Gold Boutilier

How long does it take to read the U.S. Constitution aloud? In front of Frost Library on Sept. 17, 2012, it took exactly 58 minutes and 45 seconds.   

Constitution Day 2010


Georgia K. Harper

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Constitution Day

The United States Government has designated Sept. 17 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, by delegates at the Philadelphia Convention.

Amherst College Will Sponsor Talk on “Guantanamo: Torture, Habeas Corpus and the Constitution” on Monday, Sept. 10

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
August 29, 2007Contact: Katherine Duke ’05Writer/Editor413/542-2321Stacey SchmeidelDirector of Public Affairs413/542-2321

Alex Kozinski To Speak on the Federal Judiciary in Observance of Constitution Day at Amherst College Sept. 22

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