Book Discussion on Rehnquist

Herman Obermayer talked about his book Rehnquist: A Personal Portrait of the Distinguished Chief Justice of the United States (Threshold… read more

Herman Obermayer talked about his book Rehnquist: A Personal Portrait of the Distinguished Chief Justice of the United States (Threshold Editions; September 15, 2009). Editor and publisher Herman Obermayer wrote a personal memoir of the life and personality of one of his longest standing friends, William Rehnquist (1924-2005), the nation’s 16th chief justice. He offered insights into the man behind the judicial decisions, including how the political position of conservatism was seen in his daily life. Topics included his role in the impeachment trial of President Clinton and the Supreme Court decision in Gore v. Bush. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a noon event on Friday, October 16, 2009, at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Herman Obermayer was editor and publisher of two independent newspapers: The Northern Virginia Sun and the Daily Record, in Long Branch, N.J. He is author of the memoir Soldiering for Freedom. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 21, 2009
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Dec 20, 2009

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  • Nov 21, 2009 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 2009 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2009 | 7:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
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