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A nation of liberties / producer, Rob Rapley ; writer, Richard Ben Cramer ; director, Thomas Lennon ; a HiddenHill Production for Thirteen/WNET New York.

Rapley, Rob. (Added Author). Cramer, Richard Ben. (Added Author). Lennon, Thomas F. (Thomas Furneaux) (Added Author). Strathairn, David. (Added Author). Keane, Brian. (Added Author). Rosen, Jeffrey, 1964- Supreme Court. (Added Author). Hidden Hill Productions. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). Ambrose Video Publishing. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

The Supreme Court ; v. 3.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD 347.73 SUPREME 3 483 (Text) 34706001358698 DVD Non-Fiction Available -
 : Donated by Friends of the Library, 2013.
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD 347.73 NATION (Text) 33946002310642 Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color, with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Thirteen/WNET New York : [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on PBS.
DVD extras: manuscripts ; photo galleries ; Dred Scott documents ; charts and maps.
Companion publication: The Supreme Court : the personalities and rivalries that defined America / Jeffrey Rosen. New York : Times Books, 2007, c2006.
For home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Bruce Shaw ; music, Brian Keane ; directors of photography, Michael Chin ... [et al.].
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by David Strathairn ; expert analysts for the series include University of Texas professors Scot Powe, William Forbath, Louise Weinberg, and Ernest Young. Cf. PBS web site at\
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
"Series issued in 4 volumes on 4 videodiscs."
Summary, etc.:
Focuses on the court's reaction to state and federal legislation on Bill of Rights freedoms, with special attention to the explosion of civil rights cases from the early 1940s to the present.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
System requirements to access DVD-ROM PDF documents: PC or Macintosh computer; Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Language Note:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English with Spanish subtitles.
Subject: United States. Supreme Court > History.
Judges > United States > Biography.
Judges > United States > History.
Judges > United States > Psychology.
Constitutional law > United States > Cases.
DVD recordings for the hearing impaired.

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