Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 6

Representatives of civil rights organizations opposed to the confirmation of Judge Clarence Thomas offered testimony to the Senate Judiciary… read more

Representatives of civil rights organizations opposed to the confirmation of Judge Clarence Thomas offered testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. John Buchanan, representing People for the American Way, spoke about Judge Thomas' hostility to Supreme Court precedents and to the U.S. Congress. Other witnesses talked about the nominee’s low rating by the American Bar Association. Julius Chambers, of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, expressed his opinion that Judge Thomas would reverse previous Supreme Court decisions and undermine progress made for African Americans and other underprivileged groups. close

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Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 6

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Program ID:
24300-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 1991 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 1991 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 20, 1991 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 1991 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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