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Senate Filibuster Practices

Professor Smith discussed the history of the filibuster in the U.S. Senate including its use to prevent the confirmation of Associate Supreme… read more

Professor Smith discussed the history of the filibuster in the U.S. Senate including its use to prevent the confirmation of Associate Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas to be Chief Justice. He is also director of the University’s Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy. He responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2005 | 9:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 15, 2005 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 11, 2005 | 9:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2005 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • May 12, 2005 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2005 | 7:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2005 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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