CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes will present the 2015 Annenberg Lecture, "Chasing the 'Scooby' Van and Tracking Trump to the Border: Covering the Wild Ride That is the 2016 Presidential Campaign."
One American in three says that the Bill of Rights guarantees the right to own your own home, while 1 in 10 thinks that it guarantees the right to own a pet, a national survey by the Annenberg Public Policy Center has found. The survey, released for Constitution Day, shows that many Americans are unfamiliar with basic facts about their government.
Thousands of immigrants from across the globe will be sworn in as American citizens, while students nationwide will take part in the “Preamble Challenge” to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. 17).
CNN's "State of the Union" and FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan fact-checking site, have announced a new partnership to create a weekly online video series looking at claims made in the 2016 presidential campaign. "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper will host the series.
In time for Constitution Day, Annenberg Classroom has released three videos dealing with constitutional protections and the rule of law, including habeas corpus in the Guantanamo Bay detention cases. Also back this fall is a popular online course about the Constitution from scholar Kermit Roosevelt.
Getting children to cut back on sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and energy drinks has been the goal of anti-obesity public service advertisements. A new study evaluates the effectiveness of persuasive techniques -- humor, fear and nurturance -- used in those PSAs.