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    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…

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    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…

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Clinton participated in the National Prayer Breakfast at the
    Washington Hilton Hotel. In his remarks, the president stated, "It
    is important to reaffirm that in this nation…

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    Senate Session

    This is the first U.S. Senate session aired by C-SPAN.

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    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…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 1

    The proceedings begin with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN). After two hours,…

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    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…

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    Bork Nomination Day 2

    The Senate Judiciary committee questioned United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Judge Bork’s hearings lasted 30 hours over 5 days, taking place in September of 1987.…

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    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…

    1,575 views
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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 1, Part 3

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

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearings, Second Round

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the second set of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas was shown. Justice…

    1,267 views
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    Bork Nomination Hearings

    Prior to the confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of Judge Bork was shown. Judge Bork’s hearings…

    1,134 views
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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 27

    Questioning of Oliver North continued with many members of the
    committee making statements concerning patriotism, democracy and the
    lessons of the Iran-Contra affair.

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

    936 views
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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 4

    Secord answers questions about meetings he had with Oliver North after the Justice Department initiated its Iran-contra investigation in November 1986. He also discusses the money remaining…

    930 views
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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 2

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 2, Part 2

    The committee continued questioning of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to charges from University of…

    802 views
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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 19

    Hall testifies further concerning the changing of documents. Rep. Hamilton then concludes the first phase of the Iran-contra hearings by reviewing the revelations of the testimony…

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