Thomas Confirmation Hearings, First Round

Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the initial Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice… read more

Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the initial Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas was shown. Justice Thomas' testimony took place during September of 1991. Portions were drawn from hearings on September 11, 1991.

Justice Thomas responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as abortion, the right to privacy, affirmative action, and “confirmation conversion.”

President George H.W. Bush nominated Justice Thomas to the Supreme Court on July 8, 1991. The Senate confirmed his nomination on October 15, 1991 with a vote of 52 in favor, 48 opposed. Justice Thomas was named to succeed retired Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. close

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21107-2
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2006

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  • Sep 02, 2005 | 12:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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