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  • Robert Bork and Supreme Court Nominations
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    Robert Bork and Supreme Court Nominations

    Senate Historian Emeritus Don Ritchie talked about the impact of the Senate's rejection of Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork in 1987. He also explained the evolution of the Senate's role in Advice and Consent both before and after the Bork nomination fight.

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  • Bork Nomination Vote
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    Bork Nomination Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9 to 5 to send the Judge Bork nomination to the Senate with a recommendation that it not consent to the appointment.

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  • Judge Robert Bork Nomination
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    Judge Robert Bork Nomination

    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman Fish present…

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  • Bork Nomination Day 11 Part 2
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    Bork Nomination Day 11, Part 2

    Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson testified in support of Robert Bork’s Supreme Court confirmation. In October 1973 Richardson resigned rather than carry out President Nixon’s order to fire special…

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  • Bork Nomination Day 2
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    Bork Nomination Day 2

    The Senate Judiciary committee questioned United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Judge Bork’s hearings lasted 30 hours over 5 days, taking place in September of 1987. Committee members took approximately 20 to 30…

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  • Bork Nomination Hearings
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    Bork Nomination Hearings

    Prior to the confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of Judge Bork was shown. Judge Bork’s hearings lasted 30 hours over 5 days,…

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    On this series of America & The Courts, guests spoke on their books pertaining to the Bork nomination. Ethan Bronner, author of "Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America" and Michael Pertschuk, co-author of "The People Rising: The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination".

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  • Bork Nomination in Historical Perspective
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    Bork Nomination in Historical Perspective

    The panel from the Supreme Court Appointments Conference looked at the Bork nomination in historical perspective.

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  • Bork Nomination Defeat
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    Bork Nomination Defeat

    Senators Biden, Cranston, Hatch, Heinz, Metzenbaum and Thurmond offered their thoughts on the Senate vote that defeated the nominee Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice on the…

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  • Bork Nomination Debate
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    Bork Nomination Debate

    The Senate held its second day of debate on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. As with the first day of debate, the members of the…

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    Senator Alan Simpson of Wyoming (R) delivered a speech to U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the day before the Senate voted on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  • Senate Highlight Bork Nomination
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    Senate Highlight Bork Nomination

    The Senate debated the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

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  • Senate Highlight Bork Nomination
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    Senate Highlight Bork Nomination

    The Senate debated the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

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  • Callin with Senator Hatch
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    Call-in with Senator Hatch

    Senator Orin Hatch talked about the Judge Robert Bork nomination and answered viewers' questions.

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  • Upcoming Senate Vote on Bork Nomination
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    Upcoming Senate Vote on Bork Nomination

    Senators discussed President Ronald Reagan’s statement on Judge Robert Bork’s nomination and answer questions.

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  • Call for Public Support for Bork
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    Call for Public Support for Bork

    President Ronald Reagan asked Americans to contact their Senator and support Judge Robert Bork’s nomination.

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    Four Republican senators held this news conference two days after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to send the Bork nomination to the full Senate with a recommendation not to confirm.

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    Senator Garn's discussion of the Bork nomination came one day after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to recommend against Senate confirmation of Judge Bork. Senator Garn led the discussion with his frustration about what he perceived to be unfair treatment of Judge Bork, and then answered caller questions.

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    Senator Shelby of Alabama (D) spoke about the October 6 vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee to recommend against Senate confirmation of Judge Bork. The Senator then answered viewer…

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  • Senate Confirmation Vote
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    Senate Confirmation Vote

    Senator Lowell Weicker, Jr discussed his views on the Bork nomination.

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