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Supreme Court / Rehnquist Death #801975

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 2005
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(Studio: Mika Brzezinski) The death of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist noted.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Rehnquist's legal career reviewed; scenes shown of him at President Bush's inauguration, the impeachment trial of President Clinton & at the court; details given of his championing of a conservative agenda after being elevated to the court by President Reagan. [Georgetown law professor "A Court Divided" author Mark TUSHNET††- comments on Rehnquist's fundamental views & his disappointment in not being able to overrule Roe v. Wade.]

Brzezinski, Mika;
Stewart, Jim

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