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About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4629, Why Should Young People Consider Public Service?: Justice Paula Nakayama, Part 3
andquot;When you are a public servant, it is important to realize that you are indeed serving the public. I think about that all the time, and I consider it a higher calling.andquot; In our episode, Justice Nakayama shares her perspective on the value of public service.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4628, One of the First Women on the Hawai'i Supreme Court: Justice Paula Nakayama, Part 2
Today, we ask Justice Nakayama: What is it like to be one of the first women to serve on the Hawai'i Supreme Court and one of the few Asian American women serving as a state supreme court justice? While Justice Nakayama shares times in which she faced discrimination, she nonetheless believes that andquot;being on the Supreme Court is an honor and a privilege.andquot;

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4627, How Did You Become a Justice on the Hawai'i Supreme Court?: Justice Paula Nakayama, Part 1
Today, we start a new series with Associate Justice of the Hawai'i Supreme Court, Paula Nakayama. In our first episode, Justice Nakayama shares how a lot of hard work and a little luck helped her achieve one of the highest positions in the legal profession.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4626, George Washington's Rules of Civility: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 13
Before he reached the age of sixteen, George Washington wrote down one hundred and ten Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation, which formed Washington's character at an early age. Listen for more!

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4625, George Washington's Views on Slavery: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 12
George Washington was a leader of a revolution that was one of history's greatest advances for individual liberty. Yet throughout his life, he denied liberty to others as a slaveholder and gained wealth from their labor. Learn more about his contradictory positions in today's episode.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4624, George Washington Warns Against Party and Faction: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 11
In his Farewell Address, George Washington warned against the dangers of party and faction.??Listen to learn more about why he did this in today's episode!

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4623, How George Washington Established the Authority of the Presidency: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 10
George Washington's vigorous policies established the president as an energetic leader, not a ceremonial figurehead. But he was careful to stay within the bounds of the Constitution. Learn how Washington established his authority in this episode!

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4622, George Washington Relied on the Advice of Others: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 9
As president, George Washington understood his own limitations and was not reluctant to rely upon the counsel of others. Learn more how he leaned on the expertise of others for great success in today's episode!

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4621, George Washington as President: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 8
As president, George Washington demonstrated the value of a strong executive in the hands of a trustworthy person. He stayed within the bounds of presidential authority outlined by the Constitution and the acts of the First Congress organizing the executive branch. Listen for more!

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4620, George Washington, the Reluctant President: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 7
Persuaded that his election would help cement support for the new government, George Washington reluctantly agreed to serve as the nation's first president. Learn more about his start as president!

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