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Key Constitutional Concepts

This three-part documentary discusses why and how the Constitution was created at the Constitutional Convention and explores the protection of individuals’ rights in the Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainwright and limits on presidential power through checks and balances in the Supreme Court case Youngstown v. Sawyer.

Each segment is about 20 minutes.

Closed captions available in multiple languages, including Spanish.

Awards & Honors

  • ABA Coalition for Justice Award
  • Aegis Award
  • Bronze Telly Award
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award
  • Clarion Award
  • Silver Hugo Award from Chicago International Film Festival
  • US International Film and Video Festival
  • Videographer Award