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    The Progeny

    Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan. This program was part of the the…

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    Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion

    Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel recount the life and career of Supreme Court Justice William Brennan (1906-1997). Utilizing access to documents granted by the former justice prior to his death and…

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    Justice Brennan Eulogies

    Audio tapes of eulogies at Justice Brennan’s funeral were played, including President Clinton’s remarks, Justice Souter and Justice Brennan’s son. President Clinton and Justice Souter talked…

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    Justice Brennan Body Arrival

    Justice William 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…

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    Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Supreme Court Justice William Brennan’s casket laid in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court. Visitors lined up and paid their respects. C-SPAN took viewer calls.

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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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    Justice Brennan

    Mr. Wermiel, Brennan’s authorized biographer, talked about the life and judicial legacy of Justice William Brennan. Justice Brennan died in a nursing home in Virginia on July 24 at the age…

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    Justice Brennan Retirement Anniversary

    Justice William Brennan’s aides and friends reminisced about their service with him and his significance to U.S. legal history. Clips of some of his speeches were also shown.

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    Abolishing Capital Punishment

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

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    Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    President Bill Clinton awarded Medals of Freedom to five recipients, including Justice William Brennan, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and Judge John Minor Wisdom. Justice Thurgood Marshall and…

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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

    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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