Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 2

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated… read more

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The committee listened to questions and testimony during 4 days of hearings from September 12-15, 2005.

During the fourth day of the hearings, witnesses from the American Bar Association responded to questions from committee members. They testified about nominee Judge Roberts' integrity, professional competence, and judicial testament. Following their remarks, Former Attorney General Thornburgh gave favorable testimony on Judge Roberts' character.

After the committee recessed, scenes from inside the confirmation hearing room were shown for approximately 5 minutes. close

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

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  • Pamela A. Bresnahan Representative American Bar Association->D.C. Circuit
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188799-2
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 15, 2005

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  • Sep 15, 2005 | 11:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2005 | 11:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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