Temples of Justice: South Dakota CourthousesTemples of Justice: South Dakota CourthousesSDPB

Temples of Justice is a South Dakota Public Broadcasting documentary that looks at the history of South Dakota Courthouses. The program highlights several cities across South Dakota that were in the running to be county seats. Sometimes, the process was anything but civilized. Rivals used bribery, fire and theft to get their way. The documentary visits 44 courthouses in South Dakota and tells the colorful stories of several. 


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Temples of Justice is a South Dakota Public Broadcasting documentary that looks at the history of South Dakota Courthouses.

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TEMPLES OF JUSTICE was produced with the support of the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and by the Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Education images courtesy FCIT, http://etc.usf.edu/clipart.


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