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Civil Liberties

Results 131 - 139 of 139
Webster v. Reproductive Health Services
A discussion about the history of the U.S. Supreme Court's abortion decisions, including Webster v. Reproductive Health Services.
January 3, 2006 : 4 min.

President Bush discusses domestic surveillance
President Bush holds a press conference in the East Room of the White House where he answers a question on domestic surveillance.
December 19, 2005 : 2 min.

International Law
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talks about public service in international law.
October 11, 2005 : 3 min.

Standing Committee Procedure
The renewal of the Patriot Act and the committee's attempt to get information from the executive branch.
April 5, 2005 : 5 min.

Roper v. Simmons
A discussion about Roper v. Simmons, on whether the execution of juveniles under 18 constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment" under the Eighth Amendment.
October 13, 2004 : 4 min.

Brown v. Board 50th Anniversary
Background and history of the Brown v. Board of Education decision and its move through the courts; current concerns of citizens.
May 15, 2004 : 11 min.

Life as a Member of the U.S. House
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. discusses why he ran, how he won his seat, his experiences as an African American in Congress and reasons to participate in the political process.
May 6, 2003 : 11 min.

Booker T. Washington's 1895 Atlanta Speech
A portion of the speech is played and author Kenneth Hamilton comments on its significance.
July 16, 2001 : 2 min. 51 sec.

Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health
A discussion about the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health, and the effect on States' "right to die" laws.
January 5, 1991 : 3 min.
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