How Congress Confronted a Constitutional Crisis and the Lessons for Today

September 17, 2014 - Constitution Day


This discussion examined how the Constitutional process laid out by the founders successfully tackled a crisis at the heart of American democracy, and offered lessons for today’s dysfunctional Washington; with former Congresswoman Liz Holtzman, who served on the House Judiciary Committee during Watergate; former Nixon Presidential Library Director and Head of the Tamiment Library Tim Naftali; and historian Marilyn Young of NYU.  Introduction and welcome by Dean Gabrielle Starr, College of Arts and Science of NYU.

The Honorable Liz Holtzman

Dr. Timothy Naftali

Dr. Marilyn Young

Liz Holtzman

Tim Naftali

Marilyn Young