Bork Nomination Day 9, Part 3

Former secretary of education (1979-81) and former Federal Judge Hufstedler testified in opposition to the nomination. She maintained… read more

Former secretary of education (1979-81) and former Federal Judge Hufstedler testified in opposition to the nomination. She maintained that the Supreme Court is in need of a moderator, like Justice Lewis Powell. She said that Judge Bork, although he had been compared to Powell, is not a moderator.

Professor Babcock, a scholar in gender discrimination, commented, “Judge Bork’s rhetoric is 15 years behind the times on women’s rights.” Professor Law focused on Bork’s views of the Fourteenth Amendment and questioned whether he had “demonstrated sensitivity to the grand constitutional values of liberty and equality.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
10176-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 25, 1987

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  • Sep 25, 1987 | 10:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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