Impeachment Inquiry of Judge Alcee Hastings

The subcommittee held the first day of hearings to consider whether to impeach Alcee Hastings, U.S. District Judge for the Southern… read more

The subcommittee held the first day of hearings to consider whether to impeach Alcee Hastings, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, based on allegations of bribery and perjury. After some discussion among subcommittee members about the process of taking sworn testimony from Judge Hastings, the Judge made an opening statement. John Doar, former Special Counsel of the Investigating Committee of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, then answered questions about the allegations against Judge Hastings. Mr. Doar had previously investigated the allegations in a criminal case against the Judge.

This video is preceded by interviews with reporter Nadine Cohodas of Congressional Quarterly; reporter David Koenig of the Las Vegas Review-Journal; Judge Alcee Hastings; and reporter Michael Putney of WTVJ-Miami. This video also includes the original advertisements that aired in 1988. close

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Impeachment Inquiry of Judge Alcee Hastings

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Program ID:
2642-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 1988
Last Aired:
May 21, 1988

Airing Details

  • May 18, 1988 | 9:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 1988 | 2:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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