Norwegian Constitution celebrated at Philadelphia’s Constitution Center

Event at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center pairs art and discussion of the document. This article originally appeared in the Oct. 31, 2014, issue of the Norwegian American Weekly. By Michael Kleiner Philadelphia, Penn. Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of America. The Declaration of Independence was written and approved here in 1776, and the Constitution […]

Debate marks exhibit opening at The Constitution Center in Philadelphia

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Norway’s Constitution, the National Constitution Center and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (Philadelphia Chapter) presented a conversation on the influence of the Founding Fathers and U.S. Constitution on the Norwegian Constitution. Participating in this discussion was University of Oslo Prof. Ola Mestad and University of California Prof. Kaare […]