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Video: Constitution Cafe: Jefferson's Brew for a True Revolution

Christopher Phillips is the author of Socrates Cafe: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy and Socrates in Love: Philosophy for a Passionate Heart. He teaches in the graduate program in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. For more information, visit christopherphillips.com.
Video: Constitution Cafe: Jefferson's Brew for a True Revolution
Christopher Phillips, www.booktv.org, Nov 6, 2011, 1 hr 13 min

Christopher Phillips, using the example of the directive by Thomas Jefferson that the U.S. Constitution by revised on a frequent basis, travels across the country and speaks to a myriad group of Americans about re-framing the Constitution. The author's participants include soldiers and pacifists in Berkeley, California who want to make military service mandatory and grade school students in the Southwest who have devised a plan to end personal inheritance and create a national wealth distribution system. Christopher Phillips speaks at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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