Amanpour and Company

Is the Constitution the Moral Document You Think It Is?

Clip: 11/05/2021 | 17m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

We take a look at how one man shook the foundations of American democracy by tearing up the Constitution in a time of deadly peril. Harvard Law professor and Bloomberg columnist Noah Feldman's new book "The Broken Constitution" examines President Lincoln’s thought processes as he rewrote the rulebook and grappled with challenges from both political rivals and passionate abolitionists.

Aired: 11/05/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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