Today in History! from Grolier GO
On this day in 1751, James Madison, the architect of the U.S. Constitution and fourth president of the United States, was born. He was a great believer in open access to information and made sure that freedom of the press was part of our Constitution.
What else happened on this day in history? Grolier Online (GO!) teams with the Library of Congress to present "Today in History," a fun and educational feature.
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