Supreme Court Landmark Case Roe v. Wade

Clarke Forsythe and Melissa Murray talked about the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, in which the court ruled 7-2 that women have a… read more

Clarke Forsythe and Melissa Murray talked about the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, in which the court ruled 7-2 that women have a constitutional, but not absolute, right to terminate pregnancy based on the determined viability of the fetus. The guests also responded to viewer questions and comments.Video clips were shown from the January 22, 1973, CBS newscast; a montage of video of women’s rights activists from the 1970s; the oral arguments on December 13, 1971, and October 11, 1972; Justice Harry Blackmun being interviewed in 1995 about writing the opinion and the public reaction; Norma McCorrey ("Jane Roe") speaking at March for Life rallies; senators speaking on the 42nd anniversary of the decision; Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on February 4, 2015; and Justice Antonin Scalia on July 19, 2012. close

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  • Clarke Forsythe Senior Counsel Americans United for Life
  • Melissa Murray Director University of California, Berkeley->Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice
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Supreme Court Landmark Case Roe v. Wade

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Program ID:
327721-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 21, 2015 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 09, 2018 | 1:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 21, 2015 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2015 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 22, 2015 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2015 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 2016 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2016 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2018 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2018 | 12:14am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2018 | 1:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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