Byron White and the Supreme Court
University of Chicago Law Professor Dennis Hutchinson talked about the life of Associate Justice Byron White. Justice White served on… read more
University of Chicago Law Professor Dennis Hutchinson talked about the life of Associate Justice Byron White. Justice White served on the U.S. Supreme Court for 31 years, but before his appointment in 1962 he was a college and professional football player earning a great deal of national media attention in the early twentieth century. Mr. Hutchinson looked at how Byron White’s early celebrity shaped his career on the Court.
“Byron White & the Supreme Court: We Learned That in Wellington” was part of the History Colorado 2011-2012 lecture series, held at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Denver. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Dennis J. Hutchinson Senior Lecturer University of Chicago->Law School
The 1970s and Women in Politics
Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and…
Rocky Mountain National Park Centennial
James Pickering talked about the history of Rocky Mountain National Park and the life of conservationist Enos Mills,…
Campus Protests During the 1960s
A panel of scholars described how they have used oral histories to help present a more complete record of protests on…
Book Discussion on John Otto: Trials and Trails
Alan Kania talked about his book, John Otto: Trials and Trails, in which he explores the life of John Otto, the first…