Past Events

lewis and sales

Congressman John Lewis received the Life and Liberty Award from the NHSCS on May 18, 2012, for his work in helping to protect human rights and secure individual liberties. With Lewis in the photo is Ruby Sales, a former Alabama resident who was saved from an attacker's bullet in 1965 when Jonathan Daniels, a former Keene, NH resident, pushed her out of the way and was hit instead. Daniels, who was an Episcopal seminarian, travelled to Alabama to participate in the march from Selma to Montgomery. He died from the bullet. He was awarded a posthumous Life and Liberty Award.

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Nina Totenberg Speaks on Supreme Court

National Public Radio's award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg spoke in Concord at the Capital Center for the Arts on Oct. 2. Robin Young of WBUR's "Here and Now" interviewed Totenberg. The event was sponsored by the New Hampshire Supreme Court Society as its annual King Lecture.

Totenberg spoke about the upcoming Supreme Court term, and also shared anecdotes about some of the Justices. She also talked about the recent return of her late father's Stradivarius violin, which had been stolen 35 years ago. Watch the video above for her full talk.

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