The City Club Forum

Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom

Season 23 Episode 28 | 56m 46s

The 2018 theme celebrates the separation of powers. The U.S. Constitution puts forth a system of government with three "separate but equal branches" - the Presidency, Congress, and a Supreme Court. For the Founding Fathers, this structure preserved political liberty with each separate branch sharing power while serving as a check on the power of the others.

Aired: 05/06/18

Rating: NR

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