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Title Our Constitution [videorecording] : a conversation / the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.

Imprint [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    342.7302 OUR    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    342.7302 OUR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Sunnylands seminars. The judicial branch
Sunnylands seminars. The judicial branch.
Note "Created by the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
Prepared for Constitution Day, 2005.
Contents 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.
Performer Sandra Day O'Connor, Stephen G. Breyer.
Summary 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 DVD.
Language In English, with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Subject United States. Constitution
Constitutional law -- United States
Federal government
United States -- Politics and government
Genre/Form Educational films
Added Author O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
Breyer, Stephen G., 1938-
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands
Annenberg Public Policy Center.

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