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Amendments 5–8: The Justice Amendments
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(Films Media Group), 15 page(s)
This program analyzes the text of the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Amendments and shows how they form the foundation of the U.S. criminal justice system. It details the specific rights outlined in the Amendments, including the grand jury and indictment processes, due process, the right to remain silent, and t...
(Films Media Group), 15 page(s)
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The Amendments to the Constitution: Bill of Rights and Beyond
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(Films Media Group, 2007), 3 hours 1 mins, 181 page(s)
This set explores the 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, discusses their political, social, and cultural contexts, and examines their origins, applications, histories of interpretation, and future implications.
(Films Media Group, 2007), 3 hours 1 mins, 181 page(s)
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America After Charleston
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directed by Adriane Adler, fl. 2012 and Max Schindler, fl. 2006; produced by Andrew Ryback, fl. 2002, Todd Mason, fl. 2001, Edward Wyckoff Williams, 1978- and Elissa Rubin, fl. 2002, Broadcast Management Group (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
This new PBS town hall meeting, moderated by Gwen Ifill, explores the many issues around race relations that have come to the fore during this tense few months, after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina, and the removal of the Confederate flag from the st...
directed by Adriane Adler, fl. 2012 and Max Schindler, fl. 2006; produced by Andrew Ryback, fl. 2002, Todd Mason, fl. 2001, Edward Wyckoff Williams, 1978- and Elissa Rubin, fl. 2002, Broadcast Management Group (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6, Ruby Ridge
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996; produced by Emily Singer Chapman, fl. 2005 and Barak Goodman, fl. 1996, Ark Media, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
Ruby Ridge is a riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996; produced by Emily Singer Chapman, fl. 2005 and Barak Goodman, fl. 1996, Ark Media, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4, The Bombing of Wall Street
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Michael Rossi, fl. 2005 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Educational Foundation and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
The Bombing of Wall Street tells the story of an early act of terror that remains unsolved today and sparked a bitter national debate about how far the government should go to protect the nation from acts of political violence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Michael Rossi, fl. 2005 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Educational Foundation and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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American Firefighters
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produced by American Firefighters Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2010), 1 hour 4 mins
"American Firefighters" is an in-depth look at the lives these heroes lead. Follow them from their "office" to thrilling rescues on the job, from blazing houses, buildings and cars as these heroes race to save lives on a daily basis!
produced by American Firefighters Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2010), 1 hour 4 mins
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American Government
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(Goldhil Home Media International, 2001), 3 hours 51 mins, 231 page(s)
This set introduces the foundations of the U.S. government and considers the influence of the ancient Greeks on American democracy. It examines the Constitution, federalism, civil rights, civil liberties, and bureaucracy. The set also provides an overview of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the...
(Goldhil Home Media International, 2001), 3 hours 51 mins, 231 page(s)
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American Justice, 119, Lethal Injection: The Hospital Murders
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produced by Mike Leiderman, in American Justice, 119 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 45 mins
See how a rash of deaths in California hospitals led to a controversial death sentence for a nurse. In the Spring of 1981 people were dying at an alarming rate at a small hospital near Los Angeles. In six weeks, 24 people died in the intensive care unit at the Community Hospital of the Valleys in Perris. Investi...
produced by Mike Leiderman, in American Justice, 119 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 45 mins
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American Justice, 209, Murder On The Boardwalk
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produced by Alex Flaster, in American Justice, 209 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 46 mins
Kosta Fotopoulos, a prominent member of the Greek-American community in Daytona, Florida, invents a club for killers and convinces his lover to join the club by brutally murdering a drifter. Includes an interview with the lover, Deidre Hunt, who is now serving a life sentence in prison.
produced by Alex Flaster, in American Justice, 209 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 46 mins
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American Justice, 213, A Soldier's Secret
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produced by Hugo Soskin, fl. 1999-2016, in American Justice, 213 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 52 mins
A gay private in the US army is bludgeoned to death by fellow soldiers. The evidence presented should decide whether this was a calculated act of prejudice or a mere coincidence.
produced by Hugo Soskin, fl. 1999-2016, in American Justice, 213 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 52 mins
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