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In search of the Constitution : with Bill Moyers

Author: Bill D MoyersVern DiamondHarry A BlackmunMortimer Jerome AdlerWilliam J BrennanAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.Y. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1994.
Series: Moyers collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an eleven-part series, Bill Moyers discusses the history of the Constitution, how it has been interpreted, and how it affects nearly every aspect of our lives. Includes conversations with Supreme Court Justices Blackmun, Brennan, O'Connor and Powell, and scholars Ronald Dworkin, Mortimer Adler, and Martin Marty.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Vern Diamond; Harry A Blackmun; Mortimer Jerome Adler; William J Brennan; R H Bork; R M Dworkin; Leonard W Levy; Martin E Marty; Edwin Meese; Sandra Day O'Connor; Lewis F Powell; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 37003248
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1987 television broadcasts of the series In search of the Constitution.
Credits: Senior executive producer, Joan Konner ; executive producer, Richard Petrow ; director, Vern Diamond ; executive editor, Bill Moyers.
Performer(s): Bill Moyers.
Description: 11 videocassettes (58 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [1] In the beginning --
[2] Justice Harry A. Blackmun, man of the middle --
[3] Mortimer Adler, teaching the Constitution --
[4] Mr. Justice Brennan --
[5] Ronald Dworkin, the meaning of the Constitution --
[6] God and the Constitution --
[7] Strictly speaking --
[8] Justice Sandra Day O'Connor --
[9] For the people --
[10] Contemporary life v. the Constitution --
[11] Justice Lewis F. Powell.
Series Title: Moyers collection.
Other Titles: In the beginning.
Justice Harry A. Blackmun, man of the middle.
Mortimer Adler, teaching the Constitution.
Mr. Justice Brennan.
Ronald Dworkin, the meaning of the Constitution.
God and the Constitution.
Strictly speaking.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
For the people.
Contemporary life v. the Constitution.
Justice Lewis F. Powell.
In search of the Constitution (Television program)
Responsibility: WNET/New York ; WTVS/Detroit.

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In an eleven-part series, Bill Moyers discusses the history of the Constitution, how it has been interpreted, and how it affects nearly every aspect of our lives. Includes conversations with Supreme Court Justices Blackmun, Brennan, O'Connor and Powell, and scholars Ronald Dworkin, Mortimer Adler, and Martin Marty.

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