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Separation of Powers

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Justice Scalia on Constitutional Interpretation
Justice Antonin Scalia explains to a group of high school students how he interprets the Constitution.
April 9, 2008 : 5 min.

The Impact of President Richard Nixon's 1972 China Visit
Author Dr. Margaret MacMillan discusses President Richard Nixon's 1972 historical visit to China and the effect the trip had on trade relations between the U.S. and China.
March 11, 2007 : 6 min.

Senate Censure Resolution against the President
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) introduces a censure resolution against President Bush, claiming he violated the FISA (wiretapping) law and misled the public.
March 13, 2006 : 8 min.

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) on televising Supreme Court proceedings
Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) discusses his intention to press legislation requiring the Supreme Court to televise its proceedings and his reasons for doing so.
September 4, 2005 : 3 min.

Role of the Courts
Three Supreme Court justices answer questions about what makes democracy work: rule of law, separation of powers, structure of government, and the role of the court.
April 21, 2005 : 12 min.

President Bush Announces Secretary of State Nominee
President Bush announces Condoleezza Rice as his new nominee for Secretary of State, listing her qualifications for the position, and urging the Senate to confirm her.
November 16, 2004 : 5 min.

Presidential Pardon Power
President Jimmy Carter explains why he pardoned those who illegally avoided the draft in the Vietnam War.
October 22, 1999 : 1 min.

The History and Role of the Senate
Senator Byrd (D-WV) spoke about the history of the Senate and the powers and responsibilities bestowed on senators by the Constitution.
September 15, 1998 : 58 min. 13 sec.
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