Below is an excerpt from an interview Sean O Murchu conducted with Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in April 1990, just prior to Justice Brennan retiring from the Supreme Court. Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1956 by President Dwight Eisenhower, Brennan served for 33 years. In the opinion of many, he was the most influential member in the Supreme Court's history. He … [Read more...] about Looking Back at an Interview with Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, Jr.
Justice William Brennan Jr
On April 25, 1990 William Joseph Brennan, Jr was 84 years old. An associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States for the past 33 years, he is considered – ruefully, by his many conservative detractors – to be one of the most influential shapers of public policy in the country.
A native of Newark, New Jersey, the son of Irish immigrants, Brennan was appointed to the … [Read more...] about LONE JUSTICE: An Interview with
Justice William Brennan, Jr.
A sampling of quotes from men interviewed in Irish America over the past 30 years on the impact that their Irish mothers had on their lives. Hotelier John FitzPatrick “Dad was very successful but he wouldn’t have been a success without Mum. She was a great mother but she also helped him with the business. Where did I learn about interior design? I used to follow Mum around … [Read more...] about Mothers of Influence