The Nomination of Clarence Thomas

In a widely reported speech, Judge Silberman criticized the involvement of federal judges in judicial nominations. His introduction was… read more

In a widely reported speech, Judge Silberman criticized the involvement of federal judges in judicial nominations. His introduction was excessive. He specifically commented on an opinion-editorial and a circulated open letter separately authored by two sitting federal judges, which urged President Bush to nominate someone else. Judge Silberman’s wife, Ricky Silberman, was an outspoken advocate for Judge Thomas during the confirmation process. close

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The Nomination of Clarence Thomas

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Program ID:
26702-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 1992 | 7:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 20, 1992 | 7:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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