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1 episode, 29 mins 52 secs
The Most Perfect Album: Episode 5
This season,More Perfectis taking its camera lens off the Supreme Court and zooming in on the words of the people: the 27 amendments that We The People have made to our Constitution. We're taking on these 27 amendments both in song and in story. This episode is best listened to alongside27: The Most Perfect Album, an entire album (an ALBUM!) and digital experience of original music and art inspired by the 27 Amendments. Think of these episodes as the audio liner notes. Amendments 13, 14, and 15 are collectively known as the Reconstruction Amendments: they were passed as instructions to rebuild the country after Civil War. They addressed slavery, citizenship, equality and voting rights forblack people. This week, theMore Perfectteam explores thelegacy of the amendments beyond the Civil War — the ways thepromises of these amendments changed the country and the ways they've fallen short. First, More PerfectExecutive Producer Suzie Lechtenberg and Legal Editor Elie Mystal explore the l...
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