Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

At a news conference held by the NAACP, Benjamin Hooks spoke on the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas and how Thomas would represent the black community… read more

At a news conference held by the NAACP, Benjamin Hooks spoke on the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas and how Thomas would represent the black community well on the Supreme Court. William Gibson read the results of the executive board’s decision, which included a statement expressing the association’s opposition to Thomas’s nomination to replace retiring Justice Thurgood Marshall. He cited the inconsistencies both in his dealings with affirmative action and in his decisions made earlier as a judge. close

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Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

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Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 1991 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 1991 | 10:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 31, 1991 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 01, 1991 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 1991 | 7:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 1991 | 8:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 1991 | 10:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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