The Trial of Aaron Burr. Pt. 1

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  • The second part of United States v. Burr.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 28, 2007.
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  • Prelude: Review of Burr's Appearance Before the Grand Jury (4:34) -- Jefferson's Refusal to Appear in Court (4:02) -- Executive vs. Judiciary Branch (4:48) -- Treason: Definition and Proof (4:40) -- English Common Law vs. U.S. Constitution (2:49) -- U.S. vs. Aaron Burr (5:26)
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