Texas Congressional Redistricting Case

America and the Courts featured interviews and a debate about a Texas redistricting case now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Three… read more

America and the Courts featured interviews and a debate about a Texas redistricting case now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Three Texas districts were created in 1991 by the state legislature. These districts are heavily populated by African American and Hispanic voters. A group of Texas citizens challenged the way the districts were drawn and the case has reached the U.S. Supreme

Court. In an interview, Mr. Duncan described the historical background of the case. Rep. Johnson was elected to the new District 30 when it was formed, and

she favors keeping the districts as they are. Mr. Blum, who lost the

30th District election to Ms. Johnson, and others filed the Texas

redistricting case. Ms. Chavez and Professor Raskin debated the

redistricting case. close

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Texas Congressional Redistricting Case

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Program ID:
68662-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 2, 1995
Last Aired:
Dec 3, 1995

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 1995 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 1995 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 1995 | 2:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1995 | 6:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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