Presidency and the Constitution

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Fred Friendly
Arthur R Miller
Charles R Nesson
Benno C Schmidt

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A seven-part series featuring a panel comprised of national leaders, judges, lawyers, journalists, jurists and educators, discussing some of the most vital issues of our day, from arms control and the budget crises to the role of the Supreme Court and foreign policy controversies. In each session, a moderator leads 15 or 16 panelists through of variety of hypothetical case studies which closely parallel current events and which force the participants to confront--on camera--the type of agonizing decisions they face continually in their professional and public lives.

The first episode, "The Making of a Justice," deals with questions that arise involving the appointment of a Supreme Court J... Full Summary >>