PBS will provide full coverage of the Senate Confirmation Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor expected to begin July 13, 2009 at 9 a.m. on KLRU-Q (broadcast 18-3). The video will also be streaming live online, see bottom of this post for the feed.
NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff will anchor live coverage from the hearing room in the Hart Senate Office Building, with analysis from Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal. PBS will provide gavel-to-gavel coverage of the days when Sotomayor is scheduled to testify before the committee.
Coverage will begin Monday, July 13, at 9 a.m. Monday’s hearing is expected to include statements from each of the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and possibly Sotomayor’s opening statement. Over the course of several days, the hearings will continue with questions and answers with Sotomayor followed by testimony from other witnesses. The NewsHour’s coverage will begin with the Committee members’ statements on Monday and will continue through the conclusion of Judge Sotomayor’s appearances before the committee.
the Online NewsHour has a profile of Sonia Sotomayor and a wealth of information about the Supreme Court, the justices and its history at the Supreme Court Watch web page.
Sotomayor Hearing Coverage from NPR News and The NewsHour
Video Coverage Courtesy of: The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer