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  • Justice Brennan Body Arrival
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    Justice Brennan Body Arrival

    Justice Brennan’s body arrived at the Supreme Court where it was scheduled to lie in repose for public viewing. Before the Great Hall of the Supreme Court was opened to the public, a small ceremony was…

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  • Justice Brennan Lying in Repose
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    Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Shots of persons paying respects to Justice Brennan were shown. Viewers also talked about the life and legacy of Justice Brennan.

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  • Justice Brennan Profile
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    Justice Brennan Profile

    The life and career of Justice Brennan, who died last week at the age of 91, is profiled. Justice Brennan served on the Court for 33 years following his appointment by President Eisenhower.…

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  • Abolishing Capital Punishment
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    Abolishing Capital Punishment

    Various opponents of capital punishment paid tribute to Justice Brennan for his opposition to it and talked about the importance of abolishing the death penalty because it is inhumane and…

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  • Medal of Freedom Ceremony
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    Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    President Clinton presented the Medal of Freedom to this years' five recipients. The recipients were seated on either side of the president as he described their historical accomplishments…

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  • Judicial Awards Ceremony
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    Judicial Awards Ceremony

    The Freedom Forum presented the Freedom Forum Award to retired Supreme Court Justice Brennan and to the son of late Supreme Court Justice Marshall.

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  • Justice William Brennan
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    Justice William Brennan

    Justice William Brennan discussed legal progress made in the areas of discrimination and civil rights. He also discussed his lengthy and distinguished career in the legal profession, and…

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