Blackmun's Funeral

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg reports on the memorial service for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun held yesterday in Washington. Blackmun served on the nation's highest court for twenty-four years and wrote the 'Roe v. Wade' decision which legalized abortion. During the service, Blackmun received a final farewell from a fellow Minnesotan — public radio's Garrison Keillor. (6:18) Due to Internet rights issues, this segment has been modified from its original broadcast form.



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