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JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., Delaware, Chairman
EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts STROM THURMOND, South Carolina
ROBERT C. BYRD, West Virginia

ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah
HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, Ohio

ALAN K. SIMPSON, Wyoming DENNIS DECONCINI, Arizona

CHARLES E. GRASSLEY, Iowa PATRICK J. LEAHY, Vermont

ARLEN SPECTER, Pennsylvania HOWELL HEFLIN, Alabama

GORDON J. HUMPHREY, New Hampshire PAUL N, Illinois

MARK H. GITENSTEIN, Chief Counsel

DIANA HUFFMAN, Staff Director
DENNIS W. SHEDD, Minority Chief Counsel
R.J. DUKE SHORT, Minority Chief Investigator

JEFFREY J. PECK, Special Counsel
DARLA POMEROY, Staff Assistant

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Ford, Honorable Gerald R., former President of the United States

Questioning by Senator DeConcini.
Dole, Honorable Bob, United States Senator from the State of Kansas
Danforth, Honorable John C., United States Senator from the State of Mis-

souri..

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Fish, Honorable Hamilton, Jr., Representative in Congress from the State of

New York..............

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Opening Statements of Committee Members
Biden, Honorable Joseph R., Jr.
Thurmond, Honorable Strom....
Kennedy, Honorable Edward M..
Hatch, Honorable Orrin G..
Metzenbaum, Honorable Howard M
Simpson, Honorable Alan K
DeConcini, Honorable Dennis..
Grassley, Honorable Charles E
Leahy, Honorable Patrick J.
Specter, Honorable Arlen.
Heflin, Honorable Howell T.
Humphrey, Honorable Gordon J
Simon, Honorable Paul......
Byrd, Honorable Robert C...........

94 29 32 35 44 47 51 59 66 75 77 85 92 121

Witness

Bork, Robert H., United States Circuit Court Judge for the District of Colum

bia Circuit, to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States ....

103 Opening Statement.

103 Questioning by: Chairman Biden

112, 127

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Senator Byrd.....
Senator Thurmond
Senator Kennedy
Senator Hatch

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Prepared Statements
Ford, Honorable Gerald R.....
Dole, Honorable Bob..........
Danforth, Honorable John C
Fish, Honorable Hamilton, Jr
Hatch, Honorable Orrin G....
Metzenbaum, Honorable Howard.
DeConcini, Honorable Dennis.
Grassley, Honorable Charles E
Leahy, Honorable Patrick J......
Heflin, Honorable Howell T..
Humphrey, Honorable Gordon J
Biden, Honorable Joseph R., Jr..
Bork, Judge Robert H...........

Materials Submitted for the Record
Letter from Judge James F. Gordon to Chairman Biden, August 24, 1987.........
Memorandum from Judge Bork to Judge Roger Robb, October 1, 1982
Memorandum from Judge Robb to Judges Bork and Gordon, October 5, 1982 ...
Memorandum from Judge Bork to Judges Robb and Gordon, October 8, 1982...
Letter from Judge Gordon to Judge Bork, December 17, 1982,
Memorandum from Judge Robb to Judges Bork and Gordon, March 19, 1982 ...
Memorandum from Judge Bork to Judges Robb and Gordon, September 17,

1982.
Letter from Judge Bork to Judge Gordon, September 24, 1982............................
Speech by Robert Bork at the Mayflower Hotel, May 1974.
Memorandum from Robert Bork to the Attorney General regarding pocket
vetoes, January 26, 1976....

Wednesday, September 16, 1987

136 139 140 141 143 144

145 146 163

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Witness

Bork, Robert H., United States Circuit Court Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit......

193 Questioning by: Senator Metzenbaum

193, 235 Chairman Biden

232, 241, 258, 264 Senator Kennedy

235 Senator Simpson

236, 242 Senator De Concini.

248 Senator Grassley

259, 264 Senator Leahy

267 Senator Specter.

277 Senator Heflin .....

288 Senator Humphrey.

296 Senator Simon....

307

198 199 200

Materials Submitted for the Record
Memorandum from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. to President Nixon, August 2,

1973 ......
Letter from Robert Bork to Alexander Haig, July 31, 1973.
Letter from Charles L. Black, Jr. to The New York Times, July 25, 1973.
Memorandum from Patrick Buchanan to Alexander Haig, August 3, 1973,

with copy of Charles L. Black, Jr., "Mr. Nixon, the Tapes, and Common

Sense,The New York Times, undated..
Memorandum from Alexander Haig to President Nixon, August 8, 1973..
Excerpt from the Congressional Record, August 1, 1973, with letter from

Charles L. Black, Jr. to Congressman Bob Eckhardt, July 30, 1973 .........
Letter from Robert Bork to Alexander Haig, August 3, 1973, and Congression-

al Record excerpt, August 1, 1973.....

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212 Page 215 216 218 223

Letter from Robert Bork to Leonard Garment, August 3, 1973.
Telephone Memorandum, The White House, August 3, 1973.
Letter from Senator Kennedy to Robert Bork, November 16, 1973.
Letter from Robert Bork to Senator Kennedy, undated
Newspaper article by Lloyd N. Cutler, “Judge Bork: Well Within the Main-

stream,” The Washington Post, September 16, 1987.
Letter from Warren I. Čikins to The Washington Post, July 28, 1987..
Letter to the editor from Joshua O. Haberman, The Washington Post, August

6, 1987...

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311

Thursday, September 17, 1987

Witness

Bork, Robert H., United States Circuit Court Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit..

319 Questioning by: Chairman Biden

319, 405 Senator Thurmond

329 Senator Kennedy

336 Senator Hatch

345 Senator Metzenbaum

360 Senator Simpson

380 Senator DeConcini.

391 Senator Grassley

400, 406 Senator Leahy

416, 427 Senator Humphrey

426, 427 Senator Specter.

427 Senator Simon.

438

Materials Submitted for the Record

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List of “Supreme Court Briefs Where Solicitor General Bork Supported the

Rights of Minorities," submitted by Judge Bork
List of "Supreme Court Briefs Where Solicitor General Bork Supported the

Rights of Women,” submitted by Judge Bork
Compilation of “Bork on Bork, The World According to Robert Bork," pre-

pared by Senator Kennedy, September 17, 1987..
Letter from James T. Halverson and other previous chairmen of the Section

of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association to The Washingon Post, August 7, 1987. List of “100 Selected Law Professors Favoring the Confirmation of Robert H.

Bork as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court"

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408

Friday, September 18, 1987

Witness

Bork, Robert H., United States Circuit Court Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.....

445 Questioning by: Senator Heflin..

445 Chairman Biden

452, 593, 642, 664, 676, 679, 696 Senator Humphrey

453, 736 Senator Thurmond

464 Senator Metzenbaum

467, 678 Senator Hatch

471, 594, 643 Senator Kennedy

646, 666 Senator Simpson

669, 677 Senator DeConcini

676, 722 Senator Byrd...

679 Senator Grassley

689 Senator Specter

713 Senator Leahy.

746 Materials Submitted for the Record Newspaper article by Stuart A. Smith, “Bork Deserves to be a Justice,The New York Times, September 16, 1987.

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