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2011 Constitution Day: Rockefeller Center Hosts "Virtual Event" Win $50 Gift Card, Watch Videos, Pick Up a Pocket Constitution

Constitution Day commemorates the ratification of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, the day when the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. Constitution Day is considered the birthday of the U.S. government.

In honor of Constitution Day 2011, the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College is taking the celebration in an exciting new direction, providing access at your convenience to previous Constitution Day lectures at Dartmouth via a custom YouTube playlist. To access the video playlist, along with educational resources related to the Constitution and Constitution Day, visit our web site.

Now through Wednesday, September 21st: one lucky person who takes our Online Constitution Quiz will win a $50 gift card to!

Judd Gregg, Tim Geithner Open Dartmouth Politics and Policy Summer Lecture Series This Week

We hope that you will be taking advantage of the American Policy and Politics experts that will be participating the "Leading Voices in Politics and Policy" lecture series this summer.  The series begins this week with talks by Judd Gregg and Tim Geithner.

Judd Gregg, a former Republican U.S. senator and congressman, representing New Hampshire, who also served two terms as governor of New Hampshire, and has dedicated more than three decades of his life to public service will start the lecture series. Watch the lecture live on Dartmouth's YouTube channel Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET or in person at Moore Theatre in the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

Bethany Henderson, Michael McConnell Lecture Videos: Now Available on YouTube

Did you miss these winter 2011 public lectures?  Check out the full-length videos, available now:

Bethany Rubin Henderson
Founder and Executive Director
City Hall Fellows
"Engaging Millennials in Governing Cities."
Thursday, February 17, 2011

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Stanford University
Director, Stanford Constitutional Law Center
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
"Whatever Happened to Freedom of Association?"
The Stephen R. Volk '57 Lecture
Co-sponsored with the Dartmouth Legal Studies Faculty Group and the Dartmouth Lawyers Association

Videos from Winter Public Programs Now Available: Amini Kajunju and Fred Karger

Did you miss these winter 2011 public lectures?  Check out the full-length videos, available now:

Amini Kajunju
Executive Director
Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO)
"Education and Entrepreneurship: The Great Equalizer"
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
4:30 PM • Room 3, Rockefeller Center
Supporting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Annual Theme "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere"
Lecture funded by a generous contribution from The Portman Entrepreneurial Leadership Fund

Fred Karger
Presidential Exploratory Committee
President, Rights Equal Rights
Wednesday January 26, 2010
"Where Have all the Moderates Gone?"
4:00 PM • The Class of 1930 Room, Rockefeller Center
Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth College Republicans and The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Rockefeller Center Remembers Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Class of 1930 Fellow

Ambassador Holbrooke with students after a lunch discussion - November 12, 2008

The Rockefeller Center was pleased to host Ambassador Richard Holbrooke as a Class of 1930 Fellow in November 2008.  In honor of his dedicated service as a diplomat, we have uploaded the video of his public lecture, which can be found below and is part of our collection on YouTube

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