Ken Burns Classroom

FDR and the Supreme Court

Ken Burns Film: The Roosevelts

Collections: Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

Subject: US History

Grade Level: 7-12

Video Run Time: 4:06

In the West Coast Hotel vs. Parrish case of 1937, the Supreme Court’s decision acknowledges the role that government plays in protecting people who are not competing successfully in the market