George Nash: GVSU's 3rd Annual Constitution Day

September 19, 2007

 

Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies commemorated the birth of the U.S. Constitution. In a two-day celebration, the center honored the legacy of the framers of the Constitution and teach about the responsibilities and opportunities of citizenship.

On Wednesday, September 19, the “Father of the Constitution” himself — James Madison — rook part in the festivities. John Douglas Hall, a historian and character interpreter from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, portrayed Madison in a presentation at 5 p.m. in Grand Valley’s Loosemore Auditorium on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. He has taken his act all over the country over the last 25 years.

On Thursday, September 20, at 4 p.m., historian George Nash visited Grand Valley’s Loosemore Auditorium to talk about America’s founding fathers and the books that influenced their work.