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POLS 202: Introduction to American Government & Politics (Nelson): Find Videos

Films on Demand

Click link to search for films in this Holman Library database:

Try two separate searches:

  1. For the first search, enter the name of the case, example: DC v. Heller or Disctrict of Columbia vs. Heller
  2. For the second search, enter the civil liberty or constitutional issue, example: gun rights, second amendment
  3. Filter each search by type = documentary film
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Access Video

Click the ACCESS VIDEO link below to search for films in the King County Library System database:

**Note that you will need KCLS (King County Library System) login.  You can use a personal login or click the link below to find the "formula" for your GRC student login:

Try two separate searches:

  1. For the first search, enter the name of the case, example: Loving v. Virginia
  2. For the second search, enter the civil liberty or constitutional issue, example: interracial marriage, miscegenation
  3. Filter each search by type = documentary film
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Other Places to Find Videos

To search for documentaries on YouTube:

1. in the search box, type: [name of your case] documentary.  Example: Tinker vs. Des Moines documentary

2. Note that you will still need to determine if the results are actual documentaries.  Looking at the length, quality, and depth of the film as well as which organization produced the film can help you determine if it is an actual publicly-distributed documentary versus just an opinion piece or non-professionally-produced video clip.

 

Not documentaries, but interesting talks: