In your notes answer the questions provided.
In what way is a court scene similar to a debate?
((In this scene Tom Cruise's character is a military lawyer trying to uncover the "truth" of what happened to a soldier (who died). Jack Nicholson's character was the commanding officer on the base and was responsible for the soldier's well being.))
A casual conversation or an argument
What is Robin Williams' character's argument?
How does Martin Sheen's character (the president) handle the ideological argument that "Governor Ritchie" makes.
"We don't need a Federal Department of Education (or national government programs)... let the states decide."
Justice Affirmative Action