Janine Turner Is an Actress Turned Constitution Activist

She started Constituting America, which aims to get kids interested in the Constitution.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Northern Exposure and Friday Night Lights actress Janine Turner has played Martha Washington and Alexander Hamilton's mom. But now she's fulfilling her lifetime role: Queen of the Constitution. "I've always had this fascination with the revolution," says the quirky actress who started Constituting America, which aims to get kids interested in the Constitution. "We live it every day, we just don't know it," she says. And Turner has proof that kids care. She and her daughter studied the Federalist Papers over spring break. Says young Juliette: "It's cool."

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