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THIS HONORABLE COURT

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1988  (Actual Year)
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02:22:28 - 02:28:41
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Unedited version of "This Honorable Court". Regards the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. Originally shot on film. Some archival footage in B&W, duly noted in segments.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_2
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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02:22:28 - 02:22:48
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Archival B&W shots regarding The Great Depression: CU procession of feet on sidewalk; MSs people marching in bread lines; TLS people lined up 10-deep on sidewalk for length of a city block, a sea of Gatsby caps and long coats; MSs men in a shantytown (Hooverville) reading a newspaper; MS of horsedrawn wagon loaded with furniture driving away from a small shack; MS of farm children on back of wagon (Okies, Dust Bowl, migrants, farmers).

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_3
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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02:22:48 - 02:24:04
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Archival B&W shots regarding economic recovery from the Depression: tilt D shot of the Capitol Dome, stop at platform during Inauguration of FDR, 1932; MS of FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT on platform; TLS FDR riding in convertible during Inaugural parade; political cartoon, FDR as "doctor", Uncle Sam patient, array of bottles with "alphabet soup" names of New Deal agencies on them; TLS/MSs of men working on WPA projects, filling a foundation, digging sewer lines on city streets; MS FDR inking pen to sign a bil (Beer Bill, perhaps?). VO summarizes New Deal measures, conflict between business & government. LS of Wall Street building facades, businessmen in overcoats and hats walking down sidewalk to work, taxicabs and cars pulling up in front of banks. Still of Supreme Court Justices. VO says they strike down New Deal acts one by one. Shot of Washington Post front page, headline saying that the Court scraps the NRA and the Frazier-Lemke Mortgage Act. MSs Schechter's poultry store, lock on door, owners posing for camera outside (regards the "Sick Chicken" case of 1935).

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_4
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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02:24:04 - 02:24:18
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DO NOT USE Still of the Supreme Court hearig the case.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_5
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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Archival B&W EST shot of new (and current) Supreme Court Building, INT shots judge's bench, chairs, courtroom, 1930s. MS of several Justices including PIERCE BUTLER, exiting or walking around the Supreme Court.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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1988  (Estimated Year)
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02:24:56 - 02:25:41
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MS unidentified white male historian discussing the Conservative bloc of the court under FDR.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_7
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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02:25:41 - 02:27:10
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Archival B&W: TLSs of union workers marching in city street, holding signs and American Flag and image of President Roosevelt; TLS/MSs of FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT riding up in car to a small town hall during 1936 campaign, large crowd cheers his arrival; MS of FDR meeting supporters; MS of people voting, dropping ballots into a barrel; MSs FDR addressing Congress, saying public demands the resumption of New Deal programs, ending w/ Congress standing to applaud. VO discusses FDR plan to pack the court. TLS people walking on sidewalk. MS of white family, young husband and wife and two young children, tuning in large cabinet radio. MS of FDR seated at desk, announcing his intention to appoint additional Justices to the Court to balance out the old Justices. MSs of white people listening to radios, various expression on their faces.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_8
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02:27:10 - 02:27:33
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COLOR MS unidentifed white man discussing FDR overextending himself on effort to pack the Court.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_9
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1930  (Estimated Year)
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02:27:33 - 02:28:13
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Archival footage of FDR MSs of Justice BENJAMIN CARDOZO walking on street; MS/CUs Chief Justice CHARLES EVANS HUGHES on street with wife; MS/CUs Justice OWEN ROBERTS in chamberworking. VO says Mr. Roberts switched to New Deal side a key victory for FDR.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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489498_1_10
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1988  (Estimated Year)
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MS unidentified white man discussing the error of the Court in crossing FDR- a self-inflicted wound.