12.19.12 5:59 PM ET
Trailblazing Anti-Bork Attack Ad
Always a controversial figure, Robert Bork, who died today at age 85, was also the subject of one of the first widely-broadcast judicial attack ads. Gregory Peck narrates this 1987 commercial opposing Bork's Supreme Court nomination. 'The record shows he has a strange idea of what justice is,' pronounces Peck.