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Title Framework for democracy [videorecording] : introduction to American government / producer, Sally Beaty.

Imprint Pasadena, CA : INTELECOM, [2002].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    320.973 FRA    Available
Description 4 videodiscs (ca. 13 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "On common ground"--Opening credits.
"Correlated to the text We the People by Thomas E. Patterson."--Container.
Contents Disc 1. American heritage ; American experiment ; Living constitution ; Question of sovereignty ; Most basic of rights ; Rights of the accused ; Struggle for equality -- disc 2. Frames of reference ; Voice of the people ; Party politics ; Campaign trail ; Pressure politics ; Fourth estate ; First branch -- disc 3. Government by committee ; Glorious burden ; Leader for a nation ; Federal workplace ; Power imperative ; Rule of nine ; Legal precedent -- disc 4. Balancing act ; Nation's welfare ; Health of the nation, health of the planet ; Global politics ; Preserve, protect and defend.
Summary The twenty six programs of Framework for Democracy introduce viewers to many of America's most influential leaders, elected officals, academicians, and political insiders, whose contributions have helped shape the political life of the nation. Contemporary case studies and historical insights challenge viewers to discuss and debate the changing role of government in the modern age.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed captioned.
Subject Civics -- Study and teaching.
Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- Study and teaching.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Beaty, Sally.
Patterson, Thomas E. We the people.
INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Added Title On common ground (Television program)
ISBN 9781583700495

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