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GOP Filibuster Of Abe Fortas In 1968

(Update)-"CBS video clip from September 25th, 1968 w/ Cronkite regarding the Senate using the filibuster on President Johnson's nomination to replace

(Update)-"CBS video clip from September 25th, 1968 w/ Cronkite regarding the
Senate using the filibuster on President Johnson's nomination to replace
Earl Warren with Abe Fortas as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by GOP
Sen. Robert Griffin (a move Bill Frist now describes as "unprecedented").

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(hat tip to Jeff)

via Air America: The Washington Post has more background on the 68' case.

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