The Legacy of Earl Warren, Part 3

This is the third part of a series on the Warren Court, 1953-1969, in which time the Supreme Court issued many key rulings on civil rights,… read more

This is the third part of a series on the Warren Court, 1953-1969, in which time the Supreme Court issued many key rulings on civil rights, criminal rights, desegregation, and religious freedom. In 1956 President Eisenhower nominated Justice William Brennan, whose Catholicism became an issue during his nomination process. Mr. Post discussed Justice Brennan’s nomination, his apolitical background, personality, and his impact on the Court. President Johnson nominated Justice Abe Fortas in 1965. His nomination was vigorously opposed by Republicans and conservative Democrats. In 1969, revelations of financial improprieties led to his resignation. Ms. Kalman discussed his background and impact on the Court. close

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The Legacy of Earl Warren, Part 3

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 1991
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 1991

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  • Sep 28, 1991 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 1991 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 1991 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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