A collaboration of VPR and Middlebury College
Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts reflectes on his time spent
with the man he considers his mentor, William Rehnquist. He notes that these
times demand a greater emphasis on the study of American history and culture.
And he discusses the impact of technology on established law. Recorded
live at Middlebury College.
Early in his career Roberts spent a year as clerk to his predecessor, the
late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. He was an assistant to the U.S.
Attorney General in the Department of Justice, and served as Associate Counsel
Regan. He was invited to Middlebury College to help inaugurate the “William
H. Rehnquist Professorship of American History and Culture.”