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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 2, War Powers and Covert Action
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

If the president, as commander in chief, decides to declare war, can Congress restrain him? Debating the issue are Gerald Ford, former CIA deputy director Bobby Inman, former secretary of state Edmund Muskie, and others.

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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 8, National Security and Freedom of the Press
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directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins

What right does the public have to know about national security issues? Former CIA director and secretary of defense James Schlesinger, former attorney general Griffin Bell, and others debate the issue.

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directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 13, Federalism
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

How much power the federal government can wield over state and local affairs is debated in this final episode. Among those featured are Senators Orrin Hatch and Daniel Moynihan and Columbia University professor Diane Ravitch.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college a...

directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 6, Crime and Punishments
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directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 6 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

Cruel and unusual punishment, from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty, is debated by U.S. Court of Appeals judge Arthur Alarcon, Federal Bureau of Prisons director Norman Carlson, government leaders, civil libertarians, and journalists.

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directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 6 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 1, Executive Privilege and Delegation of Powers
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins

Can the President's conversations with advisors remain secret when Congress demands to know what was said? Congresswoman Barbara Mikulski, former President Gerald Ford, and Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox bring first-hand experience to this topic.

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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 3, Nomination, Election, and Succession of the President
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins

A tangled web of issues is involved in electing a president. Edmund Muskie, former presidential press secretary Jody Powell, party officials, and others discuss the role of political parties, the electoral college, and what to do if a president becomes disabled.

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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by J. David Kuhn, 1943-1993, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 4, Criminal Justice and a Defendant's Right to a Fair Trial
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directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins

Should a lawyer defend a guilty person? This and other questions are debated by Bronx district attorney Mario Merola, former New York mayor Edward Koch, CBS News anchor Dan Rather, and others.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college and high school classrooms and adu...

directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 5, Crime and Insanity
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directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins

Is a psychiatric evaluation precise enough to be allowed as testimony in a court of law? U.S. Court of Appeals judge Irving Kaufman, Hastings Center president Willard Gaylin, and others discuss the use of psychiatry in law.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college and...

directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 58 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7, Campaign Spending
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directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

Do limits on campaign spending infringe on First Amendment rights? Political consultant David Garth, Washington Post columnist David Broder, Bill Moyers, and others explore the issues.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college and high school classrooms and adult learn...

directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 9, School Prayer, Gun Control, and the Right To Assemble
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directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

A series of events embroils a small town in First and Second Amendment controversies. Featured are Griffin Bell, former secretary of education Shirley Hufstedler, and civil liberties counsel Jeanne Baker.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college and high school classr...

directed by Chuck Waggoner, fl. 1981; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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