Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 1

Committee members questioned a panel of women’s rights activists opposed to the nomination of Judge Thomas to the Supreme… read more

Committee members questioned a panel of women’s rights activists opposed to the nomination of Judge Thomas to the Supreme Court. The witnesses expressed concern over the Supreme Court nominee’s failure to address the issue of abortion. Ms. Michelman’s testimony was very emotional, as she recounted her painful experience in seeking an abortion before the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade in 1973. Ms. Weddington was the attorney for Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court. close

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

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21441-1
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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 19, 1991
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 1991

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  • Sep 19, 1991 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 1991 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 1991 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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