Professor Pitkannan conducts a Harvard class discussion centered around the novelty of the United States Constitution and how it prevents the president from effectively being an elected king. Simon, a homeless man and guest, argues that the genius of the Constitution is that it allows for ordinary people to govern themselves and that it is flexible enough to be modified with the evolution of society. He then states that the president is considered a servant of the people by the Constitution.
The town of Springfield starts enforcing prohibition after recent events involving alcohol are deemed poor examples for the children. Moe establishes a speakeasy under the moniker of a pet shop to circumvent law.
Two journalists are instructed to write a story on the Watergate scandal and exercise their First Amendment rights. The scandal leads to President Nixon's resignation and breaches the trust between him and the American people. The typewriter at the end of the clip prints out details of the scandal as it unfolds over the course of several years.