Free Thinking - The Us Constitution

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On the eve of one of most eagerly anticipated American presidential elections in history, Susan Hitch presents a special Night Waves Landmark debate celebrating the US Constitution.

The US Declaration of Independence remains to this day one of the most poetic and resonant of all political documents.

A panel of guests - recorded in front of a live audience at the Free Thinking festival of ideas in Liverpool - including novelist and essayist Andrew O'hagan as well as Florida State University's Diane Roberts, asks if America still honours its founders commitment to 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness'.

On the eve of one of most eagerly anticipated American presidential elections in history, Susan Hitch presents a special Night Waves Landmark debate celebrating the US Constitution.

The US Declaration of Independence remains to this day one of the most poetic and resonant of all political documents. A panel of guests - recorded in front of a live audience at the Free Thinking festival of ideas in Liverpool - including novelist and essayist Andrew O'Hagan as well as Florida State University's Diane Roberts, asks if America still honours its founders commitment to 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness'.

On the eve of one of most eagerly anticipated American presidential elections in history, Susan Hitch presents a special Night Waves Landmark debate celebrating the US Constitution.

The US Declaration of Independence remains to this day one of the most poetic and resonant of all political documents.

A panel of guests - recorded in front of a live audience at the Free Thinking festival of ideas in Liverpool - including novelist and essayist Andrew O'hagan as well as Florida State University's Diane Roberts, asks if America still honours its founders commitment to 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness'.