Award Winning Film & Educational Curriculum
The documentary CALIFORNIA STATE OF MIND: The Legacy of Pat Brown takes students on an exciting ride through history and politics. The accompanying 150 page curriculum guide provides lesson plans and resources appropriate for students in grades 4th, 8th, high school, college, and for community groups.
- Free Speech Movement
- Fair Housing - Fair Employment
- Water & Growth
- Master Plan for Higher Education
- Death Penalty
- Civil Rights
DVD Package Includes:
- 86-minute theatrical version
- 56-minute educational version
3 educational short videos
- Leadership Then & Now
- Stories & Legacies
- Debating the Death Penalty
Topics covered span California and the United States in the 2nd half of the 20th century, and focus on social studies, history, politics, civics and government, leadership and storytelling. The EDUCATIONAL DVD contains the award-winning 86-minute film, a 56-minute educational version of the film, and three dynamic short educational videos. The film and curriculum give students an important opportunity to examine the past and a role model in Governor Edmund 'Pat' Brown, whose bi-partisan can-do optimism can re-energize the next generation to build a better future.
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