The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court - 1974 Term Summary & Analysis

Bob Woodward
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1974 Term Summary and Analysis

After the Detroit busing and the tapes decisions were handed down, the Court was adjourned until the first Monday in October. Thee were rumors that the decision wasn't Burger's but was authored by other Justices; namely, Stewart and White. Burger wanted the rumors stopped and had the Court's Press Office, Barrett McGurn, talk to the reporters. When the recess began, Burger and his wife traveled to Europe for a vacation. A few days later, Burger, in the Netherlands, received a call telling him that Nixon was going to resign. Ford was requesting that the Chief Justice return the next day to swear him in. They were flown back in an Air Force plane so Burger could be there for the ceremony on August 9. They flew back to the Netherlands on August 12 to continue their vacation. Burger didn't return until September. When...

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