Bork Nomination Day 10, Part 4

A panel of people who worked with or for Judge Bork testified as “character witnesses” for the nominee. Thornburgh was an… read more

A panel of people who worked with or for Judge Bork testified as “character witnesses” for the nominee. Thornburgh was an assistant attorney general in the Justice Department when Bork was solicitor general. He described Bork as “an advocate of fair and effective law enforcement.”

Randolph suggested the committee give greater consideration to Bork’s record as solicitor general, “the tenth justice.” LaFontant described Bork’s support for her as a black woman deputy solicitor general in Bork’s office. close

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Bork Nomination Day 10, Part 4

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10183-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 1987
Last Aired:
Oct 4, 1987

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  • Sep 29, 1987 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 04, 1987 | 4:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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