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Our Constitution [videorecording] : a conversation.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Chandler Branch Library DVD 342.73 OUR (Text) 39206019738200 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (30 minutes) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Prepared for Constitution Day 2005.
"Created by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Teaching the Constitution -- Why have a constitution? -- Helping to solve problems -- The power of precedent -- Moral values/Decision-making -- Separation of powers -- Relevance today -- Federalism -- Individual liberty vs. security -- Most influential cases -- Court decision making -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: United States Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer talk about the Constitution with high school students and discuss why we have and need a constitution, what federalism is, how implicit and explicit rights are defined and how separation of powers ensures that no one branch of government obtains too much power.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: United States. Constitution.
Constitutional law > United States.
Federal government > United States.
Digital recordings.
United States > Politics and government.

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