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Our Constitution : a conversation

Author: Sandra Day O'Connor; Stephen G Breyer; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.; Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, ©2005.
Series: Sunnylands seminars., Judicial branch.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: DVD
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Day O'Connor; Stephen G Breyer; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.; Annenberg Public Policy Center.
OCLC Number: 67839363
Language Note: In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Prepared for Constitution Day 2005.
"The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands wishes to thank Justices O'Connor and Breyer and the students in Mr. Gilligan, Mr. Moreland, and Mr. Kuhn's social studies classes at Masterman and Cheltenham High Schools in Pennsylvania for their participation in this project"--Ending credits.
Credits: The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
Performer(s): Panelists, Sandra Day O'Connor, Stephen Breyer.
Event notes: Filmed on location at the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. on June 5, 2005.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 30 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
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.
Series Title: Sunnylands seminars., Judicial branch.
Responsibility: created by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
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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.

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