Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor discusses APPC research on The Daily Show

During a March 3, 2009 appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor discussed her new civics education initiative, “Our Courts,” and highlighted Annenberg Public Policy Center research on civics knowledge in the American public. Specifically Justice O’Connor cited a national Annenberg survey indicating that only one-third of Americans can name the three branches of government, while two-thirds can name at least one American Idol judge.

The Daily Show segments featuring Justice O’Connor can be found here:

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/z6re17/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-sandra-day-o-connor-pt–1

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/8twc8o/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-sandra-day-o-connor-pt–2