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1997-06-02

Little Rock Arkansas supreme court desegregation case.

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Illinois Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, questioning Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

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Peter Irons again speaks with Amy about the significance of the supreme court and some of the most important moments in history for the supreme court. We hear recorded excerpts from important supreme court hearings.

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- Peter Irons–professor of political science and director of the Earl Warren Bill of Rights Project at the University of California San Diego and author of May it Please the Court

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