Bork Nomination Day 5
Judge Bork completed his testimony with this unusual Saturday session, attended by only a portion of the committee. The session was… read more
Judge Bork completed his testimony with this unusual Saturday session, attended by only a portion of the committee. The session was highlighted by inquiry from senators considered to be undecided, including Senator Specter and Senator Heflin.
Senator Specter questioned Bork extensively on the issue of presidential power, as well as judicial review, original intent, congressional intent, right to privacy and freedom of speech. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Robert H. Bork Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->District of Columbia Circuit
- Joseph "Joe" R. Biden Jr. U.S. Senator [D] Delaware
- Orrin Hatch U.S. Senator [R] Utah
- Howell T. Heflin U.S. Senator [D] Alabama
- Edward "Ted" M. Kennedy U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Alan K. Simpson U.S. Senator [R] Wyoming
- Arlen Specter U.S. Senator [R] Pennsylvania
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