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    War Letters Reading

    Andrew Carroll, editor of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, read selections from the book at the Library of Congress. The book is a collection of 200…

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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

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    Book Discussion on Centennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876

    Chief Justice William Rehnquist was interviewed at the U.S. Supreme Court about his book Centennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is an…

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    Stenberg v. Carhart Oral Arguments

    Oral Arguments were heard in the U.S. Supreme Court case Stenberg v. Carhart. Nebraska Attorney General Donald Stenberg and Simon Heller, who represented Dr. Leroy Carhart, argued…

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    Planned Parenthood v. Casey Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeast Pennsylvania v. Casey. Robert P. Casey was the governor of Pennsylvania. Ernest Preate argued the cause for…

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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank…

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Funeral Events

    Events surrounding the funeral of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist were shown. Chief Justice Rehnquist’s casket remained in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court for…

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose

    Events surrounding the funeral of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist were shown. Chief Justice Rehnquist’s casket remained in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court for…

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose

    Chief Justice Rehnquist’s coffin lay in repose on the funeral bier first used by Abraham Lincoln as officials, dignitaries, and well-wishers passed by to pay their respects.

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose

    Chief Justice Rehnquist’s coffin lay in repose on the funeral bier first used by Abraham Lincoln as officials, dignitaries, and well-wishers passed by to pay their respects.  …

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose

    Chief Justice Rehnquist’s coffin was placed on the funeral bier first used by Abraham Lincoln to lay in repose as officials, dignitaries, and well-wishers passed by to pay their…

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    Rice v. Cayetano

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    NCAA v. Smith

    Supreme Court nominee John Roberts argued 39 cases before the Supreme Court. This is his Supreme Court oral argument in a case NCAA v. Smith, which he argued January 20, 1999. John…

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    Book Discussion on Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments

    Chief Justice Rehnquist described a little history of the U.S. Supreme Court in his book, Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew Johnson,…

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    President George W. Bush 2005 Inaugural Ceremony

    President George W. Bush was sworn in to a second term of office at the West Front of the Capitol. After an invocation, House Speaker Dennis Hastert administered the oath to Vice…

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    Nuremberg Trials

    Chief Justice William Rehnquist spoke to the annual meeting of the American Law Institute about Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson’s involvement in the Nuremberg Trials following…

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    Hamdi v. Rumsfeld Oral Arguments

    Attorneys presented oral arguments in the case of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld which focused on the detention of American citizens captured in hostilities overseas and classified an enemy…

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    Cheney v. U.S. District Court Oral Arguments

    Lawyers for the government, environmental groups, and watch dog organizations argued a case involving the disclosure of documents and information relating to Vice President Cheney’s…

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    Detention of Foreign Nationals Oral Arguments

    Justices heard oral arguments in two cases involving the detention of foreign nationals captured abroad and incarcerated at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba. The cases are Rasul v. Bush…

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    America and the Courts

    America and the Courts featured several events: On Sunday September 14, former Solicitor General Charles Fried addressed a Hofstra University conference on judicial…

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