Filter by

James "Strom" Strom Thurmond
Showing 1 - 20 of 800 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman…

    61,917 views
  • [alt text]

    Senate Session

    4,735 views
  • [alt text]

    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

    4,148 views
  • [alt text]

    Senate Session

    This was the first U.S. Senate session aired by C-SPAN. The Senate conducted Morning Business and recognized the presence of cameras in the chamber.

    3,121 views
  • [alt text]

    Senator Thurmond 100th Birthday

    In the Dirksen Senate office building, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to celebrate Senator Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday. Speakers included current and former…

    2,712 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 1, Part 4

    The committee heard testimony from Supreme Court nominee and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas during the first day of his reopened confirmation hearings. Judge Thomas, in…

    2,318 views
  • [alt text]

    Scalia Nomination Hearing Day 1 Part 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts and Judge Samuel Alito, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Antonin Scalia was shown. Justice…

    1,969 views
  • [alt text]

    Souter Confirmation Day 1, Part 2

    Judge Souter made his opening statement. Judiciary Committee members
    began their questioning of the nominee in thirty-minute rounds. 

    There is a four-minute break midway through…

    1,890 views
  • [alt text]

    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 2

    Committee chairman Biden begins the questioning of Judge Bork.
    Senator Byrd, arriving late for the hearing, is granted time for his
    statement midway through the session. During further…

    1,700 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 1, Part 1

    The committee heard a statement from Supreme Court nominee and U.S.
    Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas to begin his reopened
    confirmation hearings. Anita Hill, a former employee…

    1,610 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 5

    The committee heard testimony from Mr. Doggett in support of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in Judge Thomas' reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The…

    1,581 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 1, Part 3

    Following a break, Professor Hill continued answering questions from the Senators.

    1,398 views
  • [alt text]

    Strom Thurmond Funeral Service

    Participants paid tribute to the life and career of Senator Strom Thurmond, who had been the longest serving senator in U.S. history. He died at the age of 100.

    This program includes…

    1,362 views
  • [alt text]

    Bork Nomination Day 7, Part 3

    Witnesses testified against the United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Several senators criticized Judge Bork’s views on freedom of speech and freedom of literary…

    1,194 views
  • [alt text]

    Bork Nomination Day 3, Part 1

    During this morning session, committee members continue inquiry for
    approximately one-half hour each. In response to Bork’s testimony the
    previous day, Senators question whether…

    1,005 views
  • [alt text]

    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 1

    The first Supreme Court nominee of the Clinton administration was
    introduced to the committee by Sen. Moynihan, Sen. D’Amato and Rep.
    Holmes-Norton in the first day of her…

    973 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening…

    963 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from a panel of supporters of
    University of Oklahoma Law Professor Anita Hill to begin the third
    day of the reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings for…

    946 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Second Hearing Day 2, Part 3

    The committee continued to hear testimony from U.S. Court of Appeals
    Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation
    hearings. Judge Thomas continued to respond to…

    942 views
  • [alt text]

    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 2

    925 views
  • Load 20 More