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Tributes: Robert Bork

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Robert Bork made history back in 1987 when his nomination to the Supreme Court was blocked by Congressional Democrats. As a result, modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights, and other issues were drawn. As solicitor general in the U.S. Justice Department, Bork had been involved in the 1973 "Saturday night massacre" of the Watergate era, carrying out President Richard Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox. The former federal judge and conservative legal scholar died just recently at the age of 85, and you can hear his 1989 interview with Leonard.

Robert Bork on the Leonard Lopate Show in 1989

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Noach in Brooklyn

Please note there is no actual link, just a box with the text, in larger type,
"Robert Bork on the Leonard Lopate Show in 1989".

I should note that I do not have any browser plugins enabled, or even all scripts from the page (NoScript) but these should not be required merely to _download_ an mp3 file.

I am able to download the mp3 files from this site for other show segments.

Jan. 11 2013 03:12 AM

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