Blackmun Archives: Prickly Friendship on Court

NPR's Nina Totenberg finishes her series of reports based on the newly released records of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who died five years ago. Some of the thousands of documents trace the relationship of Blackmun and Chief Justice Warren Burger, who grew up together and delighted in serving on the court together. Later, professional conflicts damaged their friendship.

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