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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Associate Justice William Rehnquist and members of the American Bar Association testified on Justice Rehnquist’s nomination to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Judge Antonin Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Justice William Rehnquist’s nomination as Chief Justice was shown.…

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    Bush Campaign Speech

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    Senate Session

    After Morning Business, the Senate debated S.2878, Anti Drug Abuse Act of 1986. Note: This is not a complete session.

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    Senate session

    The Senate considered the nomination of William Rehnquist to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Note: This is an incomplete session.

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    Committee Confirmation Votes

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to recommend President Ronald Reagan’s nomination of Justice William Rehnquist to become Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The committee…

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Opening statements were made on the first day of the William Rehnquist confirmation hearings.

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    Trade Bill Debate

    The House continued to debate the trade bill. An amendment was proposed to strengthen protections for worker rights. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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    Scrambling of Satellite Signals

    Witnesses testified on the scrambling of television programs that are accessible by backyard satellite systems.

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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken was…

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    Farm Bill and Tobacco Program

    The House debated amendments to the Farm Bill. The tobacco program, a subsidy that increased the price of tobacco, was a source of contention. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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    Emergency Agricultural Relief

    The House met to consider legislation providing emergency agricultural relief, the bill was under a veto threat by President Ronald Reagan.

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    House Session

    The House met to consider legislation addressing prescription drug prices, drug patent reform, and funding proposals. Members also discussed immigration reform and student loans. Note: This…

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    House Hearing on Cable Television

    Witnesses testified on cable franchises and regulations. Note: This is an incomplete program and there is some video break up.

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    House Sessions

    Members debated H.R.5133, Fair Practices in Automotive Products Act. Note: This is an incomplete program. Also, due to the age of the program, there is video and audio problems.

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    Scrambling Satellite Television

    Witnesses testified on satellite service to back yard dishes, the cost of programming and competition.

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