Chief Justice Taney Career

Professor O’Hara lectured about the life and career of Chief Justice Roger Taney, who was nominated to the position by President… read more

Professor O’Hara lectured about the life and career of Chief Justice Roger Taney, who was nominated to the position by President Jackson and served for 28 years, 1836-1864. Chief Justice Rehnquist gave introductory remarks. Professor O’Hara talked about the education and childhood of Justice Taney and his ascendency to the Supreme Court. Justice Taney wrote the opinon in the Dred Scott case. close

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Chief Justice Taney Career

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Program ID:
81024-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 1997

Airing Details

  • Aug 30, 1997 | 6:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1997 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1997 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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