Chief Justice Burger Retrospective

Warren Burger served as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986, during the terms of four presidents. He died in… read more

Warren Burger served as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986, during the terms of four presidents. He died in June 1995. In an overview of his life and career, a clip was shown of the former Chief Justice speaking at the 1990 dedication of the Burger Library of the Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, of which he was a graduate. Next, excerpts were read from a tribute written by former Justice Blackmun about his life-long friendship with Warren Burger. Following a 1993 speech, former Chief Justice Burger answered questions on some of the important issues which came before the Court during his tenure. In a 1986 interview, Chief Justice Burger talked about his philosophy of government. close

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

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Chief Justice Burger Retrospective

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Program ID:
67037-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 1995
Last Aired:
Jun 13, 2004

Airing Details

  • Sep 09, 1995 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 10, 1995 | 2:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 1995 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 2003 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 16, 2003 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2004 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 13, 2004 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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