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    The Nixon Tapes: Nov/Dec 1971

    Hear President Nixon’s November and December 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with our 37th President. Topics in these calls include legislation; conflicts between…

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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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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Sarah Weddington and Robert Flowers argued the case of a Texas woman who sued the…

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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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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Excerpts from the chief justice confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Judge William Rehnquist featured questioning of Judge Rehnquist by Senate Judiciary Committee members Strom Thurmond…

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Associate Justice William Rehnquist and other witnesses testified on his nomination to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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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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