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Bill Moyers: In Search Of The Constitution
     

Bill Moyers: In Search Of The Constitution

 
In this 11-part series, noted American journalist Bill Moyers examines the lasting effect of the Constitution on the United States through a series of interviews with various constitutional scholars, as well as everyday individuals whose lives have been affected by it directly.

Overview

In this 11-part series, noted American journalist Bill Moyers examines the lasting effect of the Constitution on the United States through a series of interviews with various constitutional scholars, as well as everyday individuals whose lives have been affected by it directly.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/15/2011
UPC:
0054961852796
Rating:
NR
Source:
Athena
Time:
10:27:00
Sales rank:
75,284

Special Features

16-page viewer's guide with questions to consider; a glossary of constitutional buzzwords; and articles on preserving the document, the history of judicial review, and the Constitution's international influence; Updates on the participants and issues and a biography of Bill Moyers

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bill Moyers: In Search of the Constitution
1. Miracle in Independence Hall [5:00]
2. The Human Authors [10:26]
3. Value Judgments [9:17]
4. Movable and Flexible [8:29]
5. Forefathers Foresight [6:33]
6. John Marshall [8:53]
7. Protecting Property [8:16]
1. Man of the Middle [8:48]
2. Real World Justice [9:10]
3. Pastime to Congress [7:46]
4. Shifting Opinions [3:03]
5. Questions and Privacy [2:33]
6. Morality and Legality [7:58]
7. More Than Individuals [9:43]
1. History and Tradition [8:34]
2. Understanding [7:52]
3. Overcoming Tyranny [7:25]
4. Amending for Justice [6:59]
5. Defining Rights [7:30]
6. Common Defense [6:42]
7. Morals and Laws [11:56]
Disc #2 -- Bill Moyers: In Search of the Constitution
1. Unyielding Defender [5:00]
2. Government's Power [10:26]
3. Judicial Expectations [9:17]
4. Interpreting Punishment [8:29]
5. Individual Dignity [6:33]
6. Controversies [8:53]
7. Legislature's Fear [8:16]
1. Law Principles [8:48]
2. Differing Courts [9:10]
3. Original Intentions [7:46]
4. "Moral Majority" [3:03]
5. Affirmative Action [2:33]
6. Hercules Question [7:58]
7. Individual Rights [9:43]
1. Religious People [8:34]
2. Recognized Limits [7:52]
3. Building Civil Society [7:25]
4. Deliberate First? [6:59]
5. Original Intent [7:30]
6. Erratic Court Decisions [6:42]
7. Protecting All [11:56]
Disc #3 -- Bill Moyers: In Search of the Constitution
1. History of Meese [5:00]
2. Intent and Experience [10:26]
3. Constitutional Limits [9:17]
4. Accountability [8:29]
5. Classroom to Courtroom [6:33]
6. Protecting a Value [8:53]
7. Right to Privacy [8:16]
1. Hopeful Appointment [8:48]
2. Law and Legislature [9:10]
3. Striving for Balance [7:46]
4. Shaped By the State [3:03]
5. Continued Dialogue [2:33]
6. State and Federal Law [7:58]
7. Unifying System [9:43]
1. Bill of Rights [8:34]
2. Prayer Decision [7:52]
3. Outcome Challenges [7:25]
4. Loyalty Oaths [6:59]
5. Adademic Freedom [7:30]
6. Private Acts [6:42]
7. For the Individual [11:56]
Disc #4 -- Bill Moyers: In Search of the Constitution
1. Private Sector Wars [5:00]
2. Invasion of Privacy [10:26]
3. Fourth Amendment [9:17]
4. Contemporary Life [8:29]
5. Executive Decisions [6:33]
6. Computer Reliance [8:53]
7. Technology Or Politics [8:16]
1. Hopeful Appointment [8:48]
2. Law and Legislature [9:10]
3. Striving for Balance [7:46]
4. Shaped By the State [3:03]
5. Continued Dialogue [2:33]
6. State and Federal Law [7:58]
7. Unifying System [9:43]

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