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This honorable court

Author: Steve York; Paul Duke; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, [1988]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first program surveys the court's evolution and growth from its modest beginnings in 1789, through significant decisions from the Dred Scott slavery case to the political debate surrounding the nomination and confirming of justices. Program 2 follows a case as it works its way through the court and witnesses rare interviews with the justices, who explain how they "decide to decide."
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve York; Paul Duke; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 27471621
Notes: Program title from containers, labels, guide and catalog: Prgm. 1. A History of the court ; prgm. 2. Inside the Supreme Court.
"THHC001-THHC002"--Labels.
Titles on cassettes: A history of the court ; Inside the Supreme Court.
Credits: Pt. 1 producers, Steve York, Berry Richards ; pt. 2 producer, Steve York ; pts. 1 & 2 director, Steve York ; photography, Foster Wiley, Erich Roland, Zach Krieger, Wayne Ewing, Glen Pearcy, Peter Pearce ; film editor, Josephg Wiedenmayer III ; music, Fred Karns.
Performer(s): Reporter, Paul Duke.
Description: 2 videocassettes (58 min. each) : sound, color with black and white newsreel footage ; 1/2 in. + teacher's guide (20 pages)
Details: VHS format.
Contents: pt. 1. The quiet of a storm center --
pt. 2. Inside the marble temple.
Other Titles: Quiet of a storm center.
Inside the marble temple.
History of the court.
Inside the Supreme Court.
Responsibility: WETA-TV.

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The first program surveys the court's evolution and growth from its modest beginnings in 1789, through significant decisions from the Dred Scott slavery case to the political debate surrounding the nomination and confirming of justices. Program 2 follows a case as it works its way through the court and witnesses rare interviews with the justices, who explain how they "decide to decide."

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