786Oct 8, 2010
Book Discussion on Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion
Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel recount the life and career of Supreme Court Justice William Brennan (1906-1997). Utilizing access to documents granted by the former justice prior to his death and ...
225Nov 18, 1988
Justice William Brennan
Justice William Brennan discusses legal progress made in the areas of discrimination and civil rights. He also discusses his lengthy and distinguiched career in the legal profession, and the ...
216Nov 30, 1993
Medal of Freedom Ceremony
President Clinton presented the Medal of Freedom to this years' five
recipients. The recipients were seated on either side of the
president as he described their historical ...
169Jul 26, 1997
Justice Brennan Profile
The life and career of Justice Brennan, who died last week at the age of 91, is profiled. Justice Brennan served on the Court for 33 years following his appointment by President ...
144Jul 29, 1997
Justice Brennan Eulogies
Audio tapes of eulogies at Justice Brennan’s funeral were played, including President Clinton’s remarks, Justice Souter and Justice Brennan’s son. President Clinton and ...
113Nov 10, 1994
Abolishing Capital Punishment
Various opponents of capital punishment paid tribute to Justice Brennan for his opposition to it and talked about the importance of abolishing the death penalty because it is inhumane and ...
107Jul 15, 1995
Justice Brennan Retirement Anniversary
Justice Brennan’s aides and friends reminisced about their service with him and his significance to U.S. legal history. Clips of some of his speeches were also shown.
84Jul 28, 1997
Justice Brennan Lying in Repose
Shots of persons paying respects to Justice Brennan were shown. Viewers also talked about the life and legacy of Justice Brennan.
80Jul 28, 1997
Justice Brennan Body Arrival
Justice Brennan’s body arrived at the Supreme Court where it was scheduled to lay in repose for public viewing. Before the Great Hall of the Supreme Court was opened to the public, a ...
43Feb 11, 1993
Judicial Awards Ceremony
The Freedom Forum presented the Freedom Forum Award to retired Supreme Court Justice Brennan and to the son of late Supreme Court Justice Marshall.
40Jul 25, 1997
Mr. Wermiel, Brennan’s authorized biographer, talked about the life and judicial legacy of Justice William Brennan. Justice Brennan died in a nursing home in Virginia on July 24 at ...