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    The Capitol

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were presented in a special 107-minute version of The Capitol. The documentary featured the…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Lochner v. New York

    Randy Barnett and Paul Kens talked about the 1905 U.S. Supreme Court case Lochner v. New York in which the court voted 5-4 to strike down a state law restricting the number of hours that a…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Roe v. Wade

    Clarke Forsythe and Melissa Murray talked about the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, in which the court ruled 7-2 that women have a constitutional, but not absolute, right to…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Miranda v. Arizona

    Jeff Rosen and Paul Cassel talked about the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in which the court ruled 5-4 that criminal suspects must be informed of their right against…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of election districts was a constitutional rather…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Mapp v. Ohio

    Professors Carolyn Long and Renee Hutchins talked about the 1961 U.S. Supreme Court case Mapp v. Ohio, in which the court applied, via a 5-4 decision, Fourth Amendment protection against…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brown v. Board of Education

    Jeffrey Rosen and Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in which the court unanimously ruled that separate public schools were not…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Youngstown Sheet and Tube v. Sawyer

    Professors Michael Gerhardt and William Howell talked about the 1952 U.S. Supreme Court case Youngstown Sheet and Tube v. Sawyer, in which the court limited the power of the president to…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Schenck v. United States

    Beverly Gage and Thomas Goldstein talked about the 1919 U.S. Supreme Court case Schenck v. United States, in which the court unanimously ruled that the Espionage Act of 1917 was…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case, Slaughterhouse Cases

    Paul Clement and Michael Ross talked about the 1873 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Slaughterhouse Cases, in which the court declined 5-4 to broadly apply the Fourteenth Amendment when New…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Professors Christopher Bracey and Martha Jones talked about the background of the 1857 Supreme Court case Dred Scott v. Sandford, in which the court sided 7-2 with slavery and declared that…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Marbury v. Madison

    Akhil Reed Amar and Clifford Sloan talked about the background of the 1803 U.S. Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison, in which the court ruled unanimously that it was the ultimate arbiter…

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    Landmark Cases Series Trailer

    C-SPAN’s 12-part television series produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center, exploring the issues, people, and places involved in some of the most significant…

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    First Ladies Series Review

    Edith Mayo, Anita McBride, and Richard Norton Smith looked back at the year-long C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” and responded to telephone calls and…

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    First Lady Michelle Obama

    Liza Mundy and Krissah Thompson talked about the life and influence of first lady Michelle Obama and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They talked about her…

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    First Lady Laura Bush

    Ann Gerhart and Mark Updegrove talked about the life and influence of first lady Laura Bush and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They talked about her…

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    First Lady Hillary Clinton

    Gail Sheehy and David Maraniss talked about the life and influence of first lady Hillary Clinton and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her…

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    First Lady Barbara Bush

    Myra Gutin and Jeffrey Engel talked about the life and influence of first lady Barbara Bush and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her…

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    Life Portrait of George H.W. Bush

    In the fortieth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of George Bush. Among the issues they addressed were his naval service, his early political…

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