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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. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  342.029 K52 2006    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Sunnylands seminars. The judicial branch
System Details DVD.
Language Subtitled in English and Spanish.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Performer Narrator: Erik Todd Dellums ; host: Harris, Dan ; music, Gavin Allen, Ben Decter.
Credits Editors, Sak Costanzo, Liz Mermin ; director of photography, Edward Marritz.
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.
Contents part 1. Creating a constitution -- part 2. One man changes the Constitution, Gideon v. Wainwright -- part 3. Checks and balances, Youngstown v. Sawyer.
Subject United States. Constitution.
Constitutional law -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Federal government -- United States.
Constitutional conventions -- United States -- History.
Gideon, Clarence Earl -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Wainwright, Louie L. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Right to counsel -- United States.
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sawyer, Charles, 1887-1979 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Steel industry and trade -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Imbriano, Robe.
Dellums, Erik Todd, 1964-
Harris, Dan, 1971-
Allen, Gavin.
Decter, Ben.
PJ Productions.
National Constitution Center (U.S.)
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.

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