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    • Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights

    • By: The Great Courses, John E. Finn
    • Narrated by: Professor John E. Finn Ph.D. Princeton University
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The civil liberties and constitutional rights possessed by our nation's citizens-not only in theory, but in the courtroom, where the state can be forced to honor those liberties-are a uniquely American invention.And when we were taught history and learned about the Constitution and its Bill of Rights, we were always made aware of that uniqueness, of the extraordinary experiment that gave to every citizen of this new nation a gift possessed by no others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Course. Good Narration.

    • By aaron on 09-14-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The First Amendment and You: What Everyone Should Know

    • By: The Great Courses, John E. Finn
    • Narrated by: Professor John E. Finn Ph.D. Princeton University
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A mere 45 words, the First Amendment to the Constitution stands as a pillar of our democracy and has had an incalculable influence on the development of human freedom in the United States and the Western world. To study the First Amendment is to learn something about the meaning of America and who "We the People" are - and to see the significant and far-reaching cultural implications of this fundamental constitutional provisions. These 12 practical lectures offer a guide to understanding the protections and limitations implied by the First Amendment.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important topic but hard to follow

    • By Garshom L. Arkoff on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $14.95