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Title Key constitutional concepts [videorecording] / produced by PJ Productions ; written and produced by Robe Imbriano ; produced in association with the National Constitution Center.

Imprint [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    342.7302 KEY    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    342.7302 KEY    Available
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Sunnylands seminars. Judicial branch
Sunnylands seminars. Judicial branch.
Contents Part 1. Creating a constitution -- part 2. One man changes the Constitution, Gideon v. Wainwright -- part 3. Checks and balances, Youngstown v. Sawyer.
Credits Editors, Sak Costanzo, Liz Mermin ; director of photography, Edward Marritz.
Performer Narrator: Erik Todd Dellums ; host: Harris, Dan ; music, Gavin Allen, Ben Decter.
Summary "These three 20- minute videos examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer, a challenge to President Truman's decision to take over steel mills during the Korean War"--Container.
System Details DVD.
Language Subtitled in English and Spanish.
Subject Gideon, Clarence Earl -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Wainwright, Louie L. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sawyer, Charles, 1887-1979 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
United States. Constitution.
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Constitutional law -- United States.
Federal government -- United States.
Constitutional conventions -- United States -- History.
Right to counsel -- United States.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Steel industry and trade -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Educational films
Added Author Imbriano, Robe.
Dellums, Erik Todd, 1964-
Harris, Dan, 1979-
Allen, Gavin.
Decter, Ben.
PJ Productions.
National Constitution Center (U.S.)
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.

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