Record Female Lineup For High Court's Opening Day

The first Monday in October marks the annual opening day of the U.S. Supreme Court. The 2010 opener made history, with three women sitting on the bench for the first time. NPR's Nina Totenberg explains why, after years observing a mostly male court, it felt different to be in the press room at the historic opening.



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