Bill of Rights 200th Anniversary
The former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger addressed an audience at the Center for the Study of the Presidency on the… read more
The former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger addressed an audience at the Center for the Study of the Presidency on the 200th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. Chief Justice Burger called the Bill of Rights “the Great Afterthought,” and discussed the creation and invocation of the Bill of Rights throughout American history to the present day. Following his prepared remarks, Chief Justice Burger responded to questions from members of the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Herbert Brownell Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice
- Warren Earl Burger Chief Justice (Former) U.S. Supreme Court
- R. Gordon Hoxie President Center for the Study of the Presidency
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