Search the Archive

Supreme Court / Thomas Confirmation Hearings #582595

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) Judge Clarence Thomas' first day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings featured; scenes shown from Senate caucus room. Thomas reported forthcoming about his personal background, but reticent about his controversial writings. [THOMAS - praises Thurgood Marshall, recounts experiences of racism, declines to comment on Roe versus Wade decision.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - questions Thomas on abortion article.] [Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Ralph NEAS - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:03:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.