Real Character/Real People Series: Profiles in Citizenship

DVD, 2006, HRM, 22 minutes, CC, Grades 6-College

Citizenship is dedication and loyalty to community and country. Georgia Representative John Lewis describes his days fighting for the Voting Rights Act. West Point cadet Danielle Hellman, 19, a naturalized US citizen, talks about the ideals of Duty, Honor and Country. Jesse Laslovich speaks about being one of the youngest legislators elected in Montana and the dedication it took to win office. Viewers see that participation, service, activism, and commitment to government are rights and duties of every citizen. Program includes a teacher’s resource book, student activities, pre/post tests, fact sheets and more.

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