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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, Nov 26, 2013 - 11:00 PM
"Modern Presidency: Tools of Power"
This program shows that the American Presidency has been transformed since the 1930s. Today, presidents are overtly active in the legislative process: they use the media to appeal directly to the people and they exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides.. D

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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

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