Heard on the Hill

C-SPAN Flogs Founding Document

We’d rather have a remix of their infamous quorum call playlist.

But, alas, C-SPAN plans to spend June 11-12 passing out 5,000 quick-flip versions of the U.S. Constitution on Capitol Hill, not ear candy.

(Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

(Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

Although its eponymous tour bus will be parked miles away at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (for the National Cable and Telecommunications Association convention), C-SPAN staffers will trek to the Capitol South and Union Station Metro stops to distribute the iconic booklets. Staffers will be handing out gratis copies from 7:45 to 9 a.m. and again from noon to 1:30 p.m. at both locations.

With the next Conservative Political Action Conference months away and ex-Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, D-Ohio, now out of the picture, this may be your only chance to pocket a piece of history without having to crash a libertarian happy hour.

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