Addressing Alaskans: Why the Constitution is Important to You

ConstitutionDayImageIn accordance with Constitution Day holiday, on September 17 the 49th State Fellows hosted their 5th annual Constitution Day Polaris lecture at UAA. This year’s talk featured Anchorage attorney Doug Pope speaking on Why the Constitution is Important to You. “Young people tend to challenge authority and status quo, and that is when the Constitution comes into play,” Pope said. Addressing Anchorage high school and college students, Pope discusses Supreme Court cases that involved students in Alaska and around the United States.

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RECORDED: Wednesday September 17, 2009

AIRED ON KSKA: Thursday, September 24 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEATS: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 9:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: Doug Pope, Anchorage attorney

HOST: 49th State Fellows, UAA

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