Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized… read more

On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer.

On Thursday, March 4, 2004, the Library of Congress unsealed the papers of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun on the fifth anniversary of his death. The collection included 38 hours of videotaped oral history interviews conducted with Justice Blackmun in 1994 and 1995 by his former law clerk, Yale professor Harold Koh. The interviews were shot by a Federal Judicial Center videographer. 

Justice Blackmun recorded nearly two hours during this sessions. The full recordings will be available on c-span.org, along with the nearly six hours aired last March on C-SPAN. close

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Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2004
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2013

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  • Aug 21, 2004 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2007 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2013 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2013 | 9:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2013 | 12:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2013 | 5:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2013 | 4:14am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2013 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2013 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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