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Democracy In America

Democracy in America, a video course for high school civics teachers 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. The 15 half-hour video programs, hosted by national television correspondent Ren

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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 3:30 AM    "Media: Inside Story" This program explores the media as an integral part of American democracy, highlighting the scrutiny they impose on the performance of public officials, the interdependence of politics and the media, and the power the media wields in selecting the news.. D

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More Democracy In America on IDAHO (PT)
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 15, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Mar 18, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

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