Item Details

Civil Liberties [electronic resource]: Safeguarding the Individual

produced by the Educational Film Center
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Examines the First, Fourth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments to show how the Bill of Rights protects individual citizens from excessive or arbitrary government interference, yet, contrary to the belief of many Americans, does not grant unlimited rights. Case studies include the censorship of a high school newspaper, drug testing for extra-curricular activities in high schools, and media coverage of the Sam Sheppard trial.
Performers
Hosted by Renée Poussaint.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
27 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school
9-12
Notes
  • Series covers topics of civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions recommended by The Civics Framework for the National Assessment of Educational Progress developed by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Companion web site includes topic overviews, readings, critical thinking activity and web-based resources for each program.
Related Title
Censored!
Unreasonable search and seizure.
Free press v. fair trial.
Series
Democracy in America
Series Statement
Democracy in America ; 4
Contents
  • Censored! (9 min.)
  • Unreasonable search and seizure (8 min.)
  • Free press v. fair trial (10 min.)
ISBN
1576806758 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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