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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

FDR and Abusing Power: Reshaping the Supreme Court

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 02:30
  • Rating: NR
President Roosevelt's attempt to reshape the Supreme Court landed short and drew criticism from both Republicans and Democrats. "It was a recognition on his part that he had lost some measure of power," says David Ginsburg, member of FDR's administration.
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