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The Constitution, that delicate balance

Author: Fred W FriendlyPotter StewartMedia and Society Seminars.WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)All authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc., distributor, [1988], ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two hundred representatives of government, law, journalism, education and media meet in a series of seminar focusing on constitutional rights and public policy. The panelists respond to hypothetical situations in spontaneous debate on specific constitutional issues.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred W Friendly; Potter Stewart; Media and Society Seminars.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 18132308
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1984 production.
"The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Performer(s): Moderators-commentators, Fred Friendly, Potter Stewart.
Description: 13 videocassettes (VHS) (60 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: The President versus Congress : Executive privilege and delegation of powers --
The President versus Congress : War powers and covert action --
Nomination, election and succession of the President --
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trail --
Crime and insanity --
Crime and punishments --
Campaign spending : Money and media --
National security and freedom of the press --
School prayer, gun control and the right to assemble --The sovereign self : right to live, right to die --Immigration reform --Affirmative action versus reverse discrimination --
Federalism: the national government versus the states.
Other Titles: President versus Congress: executive privilege and delegation of powers
President versus Congress: war powers and covert action
Nomination, election and succession of the President
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial
Crime and insanity
Crime and punishments
Campaign spending: money and media
National security and freedom of the press
School prayer, gun control and the right to assemble
Sovereign self: right to live, right to die
Immigration reform
Affirmative action versus reverse discrimination
Federalism: the national government versus the states
Responsibility: [produced by] Media and Society Seminars in association with WNET/Thirteen, New York and WTTW, Chicago.

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Two hundred representatives of government, law, journalism, education and media meet in a series of seminar focusing on constitutional rights and public policy. The panelists respond to hypothetical situations in spontaneous debate on specific constitutional issues.

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