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NEED TO KNOW

Jon Meacham: Allow Non-Native Americans to Run For President

  • Aired: 04/15/2011
  • 02:27
  • Rating: NR
In this essay, Need to Know's Jon Meacham explains the reasoning behind the Framers' decision to allow only native-born Americans to run for president, and argues that it's time to repeal that part of the Constitution.
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