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A Nation of Liberties
A Nation of Liberties focuses on the court's reaction to state and federal legislation on Bill of Rights freedoms, with special attention to the explosion of civil rights cases from the early 1940s to the present. This program highlights the Warren Court as it confronts the issues of race, gender and religion in the post-war period, when six newly-appointed justices were just beginning to find their way on the Supreme Court. Over the next quarter century, the belief in individual freedoms and rights would push the nation, and the Supreme Court, to a new agenda.

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