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  • Justice Blackmun on emRoe v Wadeem
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    Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

    On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer. On…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Oral History Interview
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    Justice Blackmun's Oral History Interview

    On April 24, 1995 Justice Blackmun and then-Professor Koh talked about the justice’s work habits, Vietnam, the deaths of Justices Hugo Black and John Marshall Harlan, the appointments to…

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  • On Being Named to the Supreme Court
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    On Being Named to the Supreme Court

    On January 17, 1995, Justice Blackmun talked about being named to the Supreme Court in 1970, his impressions of President Richard Nixon, who appointed him, and his confirmation hearings before…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Oral History Interview
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    Justice Blackmun's Oral History Interview

    On June 2, 1995 Justice Blackmun and then-Professor Koh talked about the opinion in Roe v. Wade, which Justice Blackmun wrote. Justice Blackmun also discussed privacy in general and the…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Oral History Interviews
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    Justice Blackmun's Oral History Interviews

    On Thursday, March 4, 2004, the Library of Congress unsealed the papers of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun on the fifth anniversary of his death. The collection included 38 hours of…

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  • emBecoming Justice Blackmun  Harry Blackmuns Supreme Court Journeyem
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    Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun\'s Supreme Court Journey

    Linda Greenhouse was interviewed at The Hill's 4th Annual Political Book Fair about her book Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey, published by Times Books. She…

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    Closed Chambers

    Mr. Lazarus talked about his book, Closed Chambers: The First Eyewitness Account of the Epic Struggles Inside the Supreme Court, published by Times Books. The book chronicles the internal…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Oral History Interviews
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    Justice Blackmun's Oral History Interviews

    Two hours from the first interview on September 9, 1994 is shown from “A Portion of His Oral History conducted with Justice Blackmun by Yale Professor Harold Koh.” In this segment Justice Blackmun…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Files
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    Justice Blackmun's Files

    Ms. Greenhouse talked about the release of Justice Blackmun’s files and what she found after having an advance look at the papers since January 2. She also responded to viewer comments and…

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  • Justice Blackmun Retrospective
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    Justice Blackmun Retrospective

    Portions of speeches and interviews with the late Justice Blackmun were shown, including his 1994 press conference announcing his retirement and a 1992 speech in which he read some of the…

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  • Justice Blackmun Memorial Highlights
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    Justice Blackmun Memorial Highlights

    Highlights from ceremonies marking the death of Justice Blackmun were shown, including portions of his lying in repose in the Great Hall of the U.S. Supreme and of his memorial service…

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  • Justice Blackmun Memorial Service
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    Justice Blackmun Memorial Service

    Family and associates paid tribute to the life and career of Justice Blackmun. Former colleagues and employees focused on his record on the Supreme Court and the legacy he left behind…

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  • Justice Blackmun Lying in Repose
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    Justice Blackmun Lying in Repose

    Justice Blackmun’s casket was carried up the steps of the Supreme Court building where the nine sitting justices stood. After he was brought inside he lay in repose in the great hall of the…

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  • Justice Harry Blackmun 19081999
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    Justice Harry Blackmun, 1908-1999

    On the occasion of Justice Blackmun’s death, clips of some of his speeches and appearances were shown. Justice Blackmun was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1970 by President Nixon.…

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  • Justice Blackmuns Death
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    Justice Blackmun's Death

    President Clinton praised the life and work of Justice Blackmun who died earlier in the Day.

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  • Tribute to Justice Harry Blackmun
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    Tribute to Justice Harry Blackmun

    Judge Wood and Judge Moore talked about Justice Blackmun’s career, honoring his professionalism and fairness. After their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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  • Justice Blackmuns Seat
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    Justice Blackmun's Seat

    Former Justice Blackmun spoke about the lives and careers of the eleven justices who preceded him in his seat on the Court since 1789. He focused on the careers of two of its more famous…

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  • Tribute to Former Justice Blackmun
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    Tribute to Former Justice Blackmun

    The participants paid tribute to former Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. Justice Blackmun served on the Supreme Court from 1970 to 1994 and voted in the majority in the Rowe vs. Wade…

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  • Justice Blackmun Retirement
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    Justice Blackmun Retirement

    A former clerk of Justice Blackmun’s and other Supreme Court scholars concerning the life and accomplishments of retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun.

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  • Justice Blackmun Retirement Remarks
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    Justice Blackmun Retirement Remarks

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun met with reporters in the Supreme Court West Conference Room to discuss his retirement from the bench. The justice took quesitons for about 15…

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