Filter by

Eric H. Holder Jr.

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 45 Show 45
  • [alt text]

    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1

    Eric Holder testified about his nomination as attorney general. Among the topics he addressed were his involvement in pardons granted by President Clinton at the end of his presidency…

    678 views
  • [alt text]

    Obama National Security Team Announcement

    President-Elect Barack Obama announced members of his national security team. Senator Hillary Clinton accepted a nomination to be secretary of State. Defense Secretary Gates…

    1,406 views
  • [alt text]

    Law and Justice Issues

    Eric Holder contrasted the Bush administration’s legal policies to what he expects from a new presidential administration.

    160 views
  • [alt text]

    The Confirmation Process

    Senator Kennedy discussed the history of the judicial branch, focusing on the early debates about how judicial appointments should be made and who should make the ultimate decision. He…

    67 views
  • [alt text]

    Securing Our Nation From Terrorism

    In a town hall meeting, participants spoke about security concerns of U.S. families and the nation following terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the…

    121 views
  • [alt text]

    Clinton Presidential Pardons

    Justice Department officials testified about the process used by President Clinton in granting pardons before he left office, especially in the case of Marc Rich. Law experts talked…

    289 views
  • [alt text]

    Presidential Pardons

    Committee members heard testimony about President Clinton’s pardon of financier Mark Rich.

    274 views
  • [alt text]

    Attorney General Farewell Speech

    After the presentation of colors and the National Anthem, Justice Department officials praised Attorney General Reno. She delivered her farewell speech to department…

    96 views
  • [alt text]

    Keeping Children Safe

    17 views
  • [alt text]

    Hate Crimes at the Milliennium

    The 30th annual CBC legislative conference was titled, “Judiciary Brain Trust: Two Million Incarcerated: Justice for a Community Under Siege.” Panelists discussed the rise of…

    82 views
  • [alt text]

    Hate Crimes Legislation

    President Clinton and others urged lawmakers to adopt hate crimes legislation which included gender, sexual orientation and disability following a Justice Department report showing that…

    59 views
  • [alt text]

    The Death Penalty

    Attorney General Reno and Mr. Holder spoke to reporters about the results of a study on federal death penalty cases. Ms. Reno said that she was “sorely troubled”…

    67 views
  • [alt text]

    Diallo Civil Rights Suit

    Mr. Holder spoke to reporters about a possible civil rights suit against New York City police officers for shooting Amadou Diallo, who was unarmed at the time of the shooting. A…

    53 views
  • [alt text]

    Terrorist Threats Against the U.S.

    Justice Department officials talked to reporters about the higher risk of possible terrorist attacks in the U.S. during the holiday season and the millennium celebrations. They…

    48 views
  • [alt text]

    Children Exposed to Violence

    Mr. Holder talked about the problem of childhood exposure to violence and abuse. He focused on the effects of exposure to violence at a young age, means of preventing exposure,…

    48 views
  • [alt text]

    Hate Crimes

    Attorney General Holder talked about the statistics for 1998 regarding the amount of hate crimes committed in the U.S. He stressed that Americans need to learn tolerance to eliminate hate…

    27 views
  • [alt text]

    Budget Priorities

    Secretary Babbit, Secretary Riley, and Deputy Attorney General Holder talked to reporters about the proposed across the board tax cut in the 2000 federal budget. They focused on the…

    26 views
  • [alt text]

    Clemency Decision for FALN Members

    Justice officials testified about President Clinton’s decision to grant clemency to several Puerto Rican nationalists involved in terrorist incidents in the late 1970s and early…

    128 views
  • [alt text]

    Hate Crimes at the Milennium

    Participants discussed the state of justice at the end of the millenium, particularly as it relates to hate crimes. Topics covered included the rise of hate groups, church burnings,…

    42 views
  • [alt text]

    Gun Control and African Americans

    Officials talked about the need for stricter gun control laws. They said that the most glaring examples of the need could be found within minority communities, noting that these…

    49 views
  • Load 20 More