Efforts of the Constitutional Commission

Retired Chief Justice Burger addressed the National Press Club on the Bill of Rights, the constitutional separation of powers, the… read more

Retired Chief Justice Burger addressed the National Press Club on the Bill of Rights, the constitutional separation of powers, the nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas, and the work of the Commission on the Constitution’s Bicentennial, which he chairs. Justice Burger was nominated chief justice by President Richard Nixon, and sat on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986. He also acted as assistant attorney general under President Dwight Eisenhower. The former Supreme Court Justice responded to questions from the audience following his prepared remarks. close

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Program ID:
22665-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 12, 1991
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 1991

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  • Nov 12, 1991 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 1991 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 1991 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 1991 | 11:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 1991 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 1991 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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