372Jan 28, 1993
Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Service
Several Washington officials spoke at the memorial service for the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The speakers lauded Justice Marshall’s pioneering work for civil rights ...
175Jan 27, 1993
Justice Marshall Lying in Repose
Justice Thurgood Marshall was laid in repose in the great hall of the Supreme Court building. Current justices of the Supreme Court were present along with family and friends of Justice ...
2,860Jun 28, 1991
Retirement of Justice Marshall
In the East Conference room of the United States Supreme Court, Justice Thurgood Marshall responded to reporters' questions and comments about his retirement from the Court. With good humor, ...
173Jan 3, 1991
New Members Swearing-In
Thurgood Marshall, Thomas Foley, and Bill Cosby gave short remarks before the ceremonial swearing in of the new members of the Black Congressional Caucus.
502Apr 26, 1989
Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments
Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank ...
229Oct 9, 1988
Supreme Court and the Constitution
Current and past Justices talk about the duty of the Supreme Court. Legal reporters and C-SPAN looked at the Supreme Court.
176Sep 14, 1988
Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall
The Congressional Black Caucus honored the influential former civil rights lawyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who argued the landmark 1954 desegregation case Brown v. Board of ...
243Aug 10, 1988
Justice Marshall Receives National Bar Association Award
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall shared his personal remembrances and experiences in the legal profession as he accepted the Jurist of the 20th Century Award from the Judicial Council at ...
1,039Jul 8, 1974
U.S. v. Nixon Oral Arguments
The oral arguments of U.S. v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings of several meetings over a ...
651Oct 11, 1972
Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Ms. Weddington and Mr. Flowers ...
1,316Dec 13, 1971
Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument
Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought to ...
799Jun 18, 1971
New York Times v. United States
Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in New York Times v. United States was heard. The case involved the federal ...
169Jun 13, 1967
Thurgood Marshall Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court
A portion of a June 1967 Universal Newsreel about the nomination of civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court shows various clips of Mr. Marshall, including with President ...