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CLIP: History and Significance of the Magna Carta


AIR DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts talked about the Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. He spoke about why there was a need for the Magna Carta, how it helped to shape a young and growing America, and its significance today.
 

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  • John G. Roberts Jr.
    Chief Justice
    U.S. Supreme Court
KEYWORDS: World History, Magna Carta, Due Process, Barons, Civil Liberties, Separation of Powers, Trial Rights