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Blackmun Papers Detail Road to 'Roe'

The collected papers of the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, author of the Roe v. Wade decision, detail how Blackmun came to write the critical decision -- even though he was the court's most junior justice at the time. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.