Tonight at 7 pm at the National Archives, journalist Roger Mudd moderates a discussion on “What So Proudly We Hailed: Messages and Lessons from the War of 1812” with panelists Pietro Nivola and Benjamin Wittes from the Brookings Institution and Peter Kastor from Washington University in St. Louis.
Join us in observing the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution and the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Original caption for Image: The Java in a Sinking state, set fire to, & Blowing up. The Constitution at a distance…repairing her Rigging &c. in the Evening of 29th December, 1812. Copy of aquatint by N. Pocock, engraved by R. & D. Havell after sketch by Lieutenant Buchanan, 1814. (ARC 535742)