Thu, Jun 26, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
How Former Foes Joined Forces for Gay Marriage FightDownload audio (MP3)
In 2000, superstar lawyers Theodore Olson, a Republican, and David Boies, a Democrat, faced off in the bitter partisan battle known as Bush v. Gore. Later, they joined forces across ideological lines to take up a monumental challenge: the fight for marriage equality. Olson and Boies' new book "Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality" outlines their journey from 2008 when California voters passed Prop. 8, to 2013 when its defeat in the Supreme Court allowed same-sex marriages to resume. They both join us in the studio.
Host: Michael Krasny
- David Boies, lawyer and chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP and co-author of "Redeeming the Dream"
- Theodore Olson, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher who has argued over 60 high-profile cases in front of the Supreme Court and co-author of "Redeeming the Dream"