We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Lesson 22 Media

60-Second Civics, Episode 28: Congressional Hearings, Part 1    [ audio ]
A discussion of congressional hearings, an essential part of the process of appointing a Supreme Court nominee.

60-Second Civics, Episode 29: An Overview of Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
The six steps of a congressional hearing.

60-Second Civics, Episode 30: Congressional Hearing Witnesses    [ audio ]
The role of witnesses in a congressional hearing.

60-Second Civics, Episode 31: Witness Testimony in Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
Written and spoken testimony by witnesses in congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 32: Opening Statements in Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
The role of opening statements in congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 33: Witness Procedures During Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
Witness procedures and strategies during congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 34: Questions and Closing Statements During Congressi    [ audio ]
The conclusion of a discussion of congressional hearings by examining the questioning of witnesses and closing statements.

Close Up Videos: How Congress Works - An Insider    [ video ]
An inside look of the works of congress by Center on Congress.

Committee    [ video ]
An explanation of committee by Center On Congress.

Deliberation    [ video ]
An explanation of deliberation by Center On Congress.

Federal Budget Allocation    [ video ]
An interactive animated presentation that introduces the concept of the federal budget. Students decide how to allocate a federal budget. Their allocations are compared to those of others. An interactive learning module from the Center on Congress at Indiana University.

Hillary Clinton's Fiery Moment at Benghazi Hearing    [ video ]
A video showing Hilary Clinton speaking at the Benghazi Hearing.

How a Bill Becomes Law    [ video ]
A video about passing Bills into law by Library of Congress.

How a Member Decides to Vote    [ video ]
Role of Congress video by Center on Congress.

Impeachment Hearings July 1974    [ video ]
The Impeachment Hearings for President Richard Nixon in 1974.

Interest Groups: Cram for the Exam    [ video ]
Two teachers explain interest groups and their role in forming American public policy.

Key Congressional Leader    [ video ]
A video about the key congressional leader.

Legislatures: Laying Down the Law    [ video ]
A video about the works of legislators by Annenberg Media.

Lobbying    [ video ]
An explanation about lobbying.

Marco Rubio's State of the Union Response    [ video ]
Senator Marco Rubio delivers GOP response to President Obama's 2013 State of the Union address

Organization of Congress    [ video ]
A video describing how Congress in organized in the US.

Public Opinion: Voice of the People    [ video ]
A video about public opinion and the role it has on government policy. From Annenberg Media's Learner.org website. Registration and log-in required.

The 2013 State of the Union Address    [ video ]
President Obama delivers the 2013 State of the Union address to Congress and the nation.

The Dynamic Legislative Process    [ video ]
An interactive video about the legislative process by Center On Congress.

The Importance of Congressional Committees    [ video ]
Discussion about the importance of congressional committees.

What Does Congress Do?    [ video ]
Discussion about the role of Congress.

Lesson 22      How Does Congress Perform Its Functions in the American Constitutional System?
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