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    Q&A with David Garrow, Part 2

    Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he looks at President Obama’s life prior to his years as president. The is the second of a…

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    Q&A with David Garrow, Part 1

    Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he looks at President Obama’s life prior to his years as president.

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    Government Surveillance and Race, Part 2

    A day-long conference was held on government surveillance of black communities and its effects on black Americans. Freddy Martinez presented “Stingrays: A Primer” about wiretapping technology. In “Martin…

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    Double Life of Ernest Withers

    Panelists talked about Civil Rights photographer Ernest Withers, who had access to some of the most important figures of the 1960s civil rights movement while spying on them for the FBI.…

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    Justice Profile: David Souter

    Law professors talked about the life and career of Justice Souter. They also commented on archival video and audio clips shown during the program.

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    Justice Souter Fifth Anniversary Observance

    C-SPAN highlighted the fifth anniversary of Justice David Souter’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Shown were portions of his confirmation hearing with comments from friend Warren…

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    Supreme Court Watch

    Participating by telephone, Professor Garrow talked about the questionnaire Supreme Court nominee Judge John Roberts submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee August 2 and how it…

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    The Warren Court

    As part of a 25-year retrospective of the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the speakers examined the Court’s legacy, the Justices and its historical impact. Judge…

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    Civil Rights Cases

    Panelists discussed the various civil rights cases that are to come before the Supreme Court this term. The panel was part of the annual preview of the Supreme Court held at the law school…

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    Supreme Court and Race Relations

    Participants discussed the role of the Supreme Court in improving U.S. race relations. They examined the implications of the Piscataway v. Taxman case dealing with affirmative action, as well as…

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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    Mr. Garrow discussed the trends of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Rehnquist and previewed some of the cases on this year’s docket. He also examined the dynamics of this Court and…

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    A Court In Search of Itself

    Following discussion on the recent trends and the future of the Supreme Court, the participants answered questions from the audience.

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    Supreme Court Preview

    Panelists discussed the main cases of 1994's docket that concerned different aspects of civil rights, which included voting rights and employment rights.

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    Thurgood Marshall Supreme Court Files

    David Garrow, author and historian, and Fred Barbash, Washington Post editor, discussed the acquisition and public showing of the Supreme Court papers of the late Justice Thurgood Marshall.…

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    Role of Character Issues

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    The Protest Movement

    Experts on the late 1960's and early 1970's and activists from the same era spoke to the Richard Nixon Symposium at Hofstra University about the role of the protest movement in crafting…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation And Privacy

    David Garrow discussed his research into the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He answered questions from viewers.

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Forum

    Panelists discussed Martin Luther King, Jr: The Leader and the Legacy. They answered audience questions after the presentations. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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