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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emTinker v Des Moinesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Tinker v. Des Moines

    Mary Beth Tinker and Erik Jaffe talked about Tinker v. Des Moines, the 1969 Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled 7-2 that students do not lose their First Amendment rights at school.…

    8,390 views
  • The Senate Conflict and Compromise
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    The Senate: Conflict and Compromise

    This C-SPAN Original Production look inside the U.S. Senate explores its history, traditions, and constitutional powers.

    6,381 views
  • The United States Senate Conflict and Compromise Trailer
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    The United States Senate: Conflict and Compromise Trailer

    Watch C-SPAN’s The United States Senate: Conflict and Compromise January 2, 2019 at 8pm ET on C-SPAN.

    2,269 views
  • Interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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    Interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the Senate. The conversation covered the role of the Senate leader, traditions of the institution, and its operations and history.

    287 views
  • Brumidi Corridors
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    Brumidi Corridors

    The Brumidi Corridors are some of the most highly decorated spaces inside the U.S. Capitol. Designed in the late 1850s by Italian painter Constantino Brumidi, these five corridors in the…

    118 views
  • Senate Reception Room and LBJ Room
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    Senate Reception Room and LBJ Room

    Located just off the Senate floor, the Senate Reception is one of the most ornately decorated spaces in the Capitol. It is today as it was when it first opened up in 1853--a place where senators can meet with constituents or…

    99 views
  • Old Supreme Court Chamber
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    Old Supreme Court Chamber

    Located on the ground floor of the U.S. Capitol, this room served as the home of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1810-1860. Designed by renowned architects Benjamin Henry Latrobe and later…

    81 views
  • The Presidents Room
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    The President's Room

    This ornate room is located just off the Senate floor. It is where President Lyndon Johnson signed the 1964 Voting Rights Act and where President Ronald Reagan established a tradition in…

    183 views
  • Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office
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    Vice President's Ceremonial Office

    Just off the Senate floor, this decorative office provides the vice president a place to conduct business while at the Capitol. It is where Vice President Henry Wilson died in 1875 and six years…

    265 views
  • The Senate Chamber
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    The Senate Chamber

    C-SPAN toured the U.S. Senate Chamber, in use since 1859, to learn about its history, art, and artifacts, including the famous Senate desks.

    189 views
  • Old Senate Chamber
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    Old Senate Chamber

    C-SPAN toured the Old Senate Chamber, where the body met from 1810-1859, is where the Senate grew in stature and became the primary forum for debating the issues of the day, including slavery.…

    150 views
  • Former Supreme Court Justice OConnor
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    Former Supreme Court Justice O'Connor

    Former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. She talked about the role the Founding Fathers envisioned for the Supreme Court. She also talked about…

    717 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emRoe v Wadeem
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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 terminate…

    18,124 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emNew York Times v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case New York Times v. United States

    Floyd Abrams and Theodore Olon talked about the Supreme Court’s 1971 decision in New York Times v. United States. The case concerns the New York Times and Washington Post's successful challenge to the…

    18,492 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emRegents of the University of California v Bakkeem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

    Neal Katyal and Randy Barnett talked about the Supreme Court’s 1978 decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The landmark case concerns a medical school applicant who claimed he was rejected…

    8,094 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emGregg v Georgiaem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Gregg v. Georgia

    Carol Steiker and Kent Scheidegger talked about the Supreme Court’s 1976 decision in Gregg v. Georgia, the landmark case concerning Troy Leon Gregg, a convicted armed robber and murderer who challenged his…

    8,046 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBrandenburg v Ohioem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brandenburg v. Ohio

    Constitutional scholars Katie Fallow and Nadine Stossen talked about the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision in Brandenburg v. Ohio. In the case the justices overturned the hate speech…

    10,008 views
  • First Ladies Barbara Bush
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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 behind-the-scenes…

    6,239 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKatz v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Katz v. United States

    Law professors Jeffrey Rosen and Jamil Jaffer talked about the 1967 Supreme Court case Katz v. United States, which concerned Charles Katz, a bookie recorded by the FBI transmitting illegal bets from a…

    6,214 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emGriswold v Connecticutem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Griswold v. Connecticut

    Law professors Helen Alvaré and Rachel Rebouché talked about the Supreme Court 1965 decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, which concerned Planned Parenthood’s challenge of Connecticut’s…

    7,956 views
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