Roe v. Wade 1972

Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court case which made abortions legal in the U.S., was argued twice before the Court. Mr. Irons… read more

Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court case which made abortions legal in the U.S., was argued twice before the Court. Mr. Irons explained that at the 1971 hearing the Supreme Court had only seven justices. By the 1972 rehearing, Justices Powell and Rehnquist had joined the court. Mr. Irons also noted the differences between the arguments of the two hearings. close

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Roe v. Wade 1972

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Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 1994
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 1994

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  • Aug 27, 1994 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1994 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1994 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1994 | 1:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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