Abe Fortas

Abe Fortas

Abraham Fortas was a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice from 1965 to 1969. Originally from Tennessee, Fortas became a law professor at Yale, and subsequently advised the Securities and Exchange Commission. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Abe Fortas has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 video as a Legal Adviser. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1966 with an average of 11,974 views per program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (4), George Reedy (4), Robert McNamara (2).

Appearances by Title:Associate Justice Videos: 0


Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court c. January 1, 1965 - c. January 1, 1969 Videos: 1 Legal Adviser c. January 1, 1960 - c. December 31, 1964 Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Miranda v. Arizona</em> Oral Arguments

    Miranda v. Arizona Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Miranda v. Arizona, concerning the Fifth Amendment rights of Ernesto…

  • <em>Gideon's Trumpet</em>

    Gideon's Trumpet

    CBS Reports looked at the landmark Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainwright, which guaranteed to right to counsel for…

  • The LBJ Tapes: Presidential Campaign

    The LBJ Tapes: Presidential Campaign

    President Lyndon Johnson talked with advisors about the final phase of the presidential campaign and two scandals that could…

  • The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Presidential Election

    The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Presidential Election

    President Lyndon Johnson talked with staff and advisors about the Democratic National Convention, the upcoming election,…

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