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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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    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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  • After Words with Robert Bork
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    After Words with Robert Bork

    Robert Bork talked about his book A Time to Speak: Selected Writings and Arguments (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; November 15, 2008). The book collects more than sixty of his articles…

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  • Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview Part 4
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    Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 4

    In his 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter participated in the confirmation hearings of 14 U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Soon after leaving the Senate in…

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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 minutes each to…

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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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  • emThe Tempting of Americaem
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    The Tempting of America

    Former Judge Bork is interviewed about his book The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law. Topics included the history of constitutional law, the defense of his theory of ‘original…

    200 views
  • Former Supreme Court Nominee
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    Former Supreme Court Nominee

    Judge Bork talked about the nomination of John Roberts. He also talked about his own experiences during the Supreme Court nomination and confirmation processes. He responded to audience…

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  • Lessons of Bork and Thomas
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    Lessons of Bork and Thomas

    Several lawyers and legal scholars spoke in a forum on the lessons learned from the Supreme Court nominations of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas in a forum during a symposium on Supreme…

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  • Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination

    Bronner is the author of Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America. Pertschuk is the co-author of The People Rising: The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination.

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  • Senate Approval of Supreme Court Appointments
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    Senate Approval of Supreme Court Appointments

    Senator Spector spoke at the Supreme Court Appointments Conference.

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  • Bork Nomination in Historical Perspective
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    Bork Nomination in Historical Perspective

    The panel is from the Supreme Court Appointments Conference.

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  • Life and Career of Robert Bork
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    Life and Career of Robert Bork

    Judge Bork talked about his life experiences and his career in law. Topics included working in the U.S. Solicitor General’s office, the U.S. economy, his nomination to be an associate justice of the…

    273 views
  • Joseph Story Award for Robert Bork
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    Joseph Story Award for Robert Bork

    Attorney General Meese presents the award to the retired federal appeals court judge and unsuccessful nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. The award is named for the Supreme Court justice…

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  • Robert Bork Association with Amer Ent Inst
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    Robert Bork Association with Amer. Ent. Inst.

    Robert Bork announces that he will become a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute following his resignation as a federal judge. The Senate rejected his nomination to be a U.S. Supreme…

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  • Lessons of the Bork Battle
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    Lessons of the Bork Battle

    Professor Tribe of Harvard University discussed the strategies used in defeating President Ronald Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court.…

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  • Bork Vote
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    Bork Vote

    The Senate voted against confirming the nomination of Judge Bork.

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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…

    188 views
  • 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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