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AHTV: Madison and the Bill of Rights

AHTV: Madison and the Bill of Rights

AHTV: Madison and the Bill of Rights

Washington, DC
Sunday, April 11, 2010

When James Madison proposed the Bill of Rights in 1789, he did so primarily in response to delegates insisting that the Constitution should provide key individual rights. Two- and-a-half years later, it became law. Constitutional scholar Linda Monk spoke about Madison’s role at the Constitutional Convention in Washington recently.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 6:17pm (ET)

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