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This edition: Fall from Grace, Pt. 2

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Episode Details

As facts about the deplorable conditions in an inner city housing become public, citizens organize in opposition to the city council member who owns the property. Theme: Elected officials who misuse their positions and power can be removed from office. Key Concepts: How U.S. citizens exercise their authority over government; the options available to citizens when elected officials break the terms of their contract; the duties and responsibilities involved in citizenship; the difference between the rights of citizens and aliens. Turning Points: Addresses the responsibility of elected officials to fulfill their "contract" and the recourse available when they don't.