American Experience

FDR and Abusing Power: Reshaping the Supreme Court

Clip: Season 24 | 2m 21s

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.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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