The Supreme Court [videorecording] / narrated by David Strathairn.
- Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (240 mins.) : sd., col., with b & w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Thirteen/WNET New York : c2007.
Title from containers.
Companion publication: The Supreme Court : the personalities and rivalries that defined America / Jeffrey Rosen. New York : Times Books, 2007, c2006.
Originally broadcast on PBS on Jan. 31st and Feb. 7th, 2007.
DVD extras include manuscripts, photo galleries, Dred Scott documents, charts and maps.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
v. 1. One nation under law -- v. 2. A new kind of justice -- v. 3. A nation of liberties -- v. 4. The Rehnquist revolution.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Series producer, Mark Zwonitzer; director, Thomas Lennon.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Expert analysts for the series include University of Texas professors Scot Powe, William Forbath, Louise Weinberg, and Ernest Young. Cf. PBS web site at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/about/experts.html.
"An unprecedented series exploring the history, impact and drama of America's highest court. ... By fusing history with biography, The Supreme Court humanizes the enigmatic black-robed figures, revealing their temperaments, passions, deeply held personal beliefs and life stories"--Slipcase.
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|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:||
For private home use or educational instruction only.
In English; Spanish subtitling available.
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