December 16, 2019

CNA Newsroom: The Unlikeliest of Friendships

By CNA Staff
Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, April 17, 2014. Public domain
Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, April 17, 2014. Public domain

This week on the podcast: two unlikely friendships…and one friendship so unlikely, it probably wasn’t a friendship at all. 

We bring you the stories of two college professors with very different viewpoints— Robert George and Cornel West— who became best friends; two heroes of the American political left and right, Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who were friends for over 30 years; and the somewhat odd correspondence between Blessed Pope Pius IX and Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy. 

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