Overcome by Intelligent Thought

Speeches that define us

Barbara Jordans's speech before the Watergate Commission

If we , as a nation are to  discuss the documents that truly define what we , as a nation, are all about, we need to read them. I am not a constitutional scholar,but I can read and understand learned opinion and thought.

The following is an ever-growing list of documents and a short list of essays , opinions and cogent selections that will provide a basic understanding  for further discussion.