On April 14, 1970, President Nixon nominated Harry A. Blackmun to the United States Supreme Court. At the time he was a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. On May 12, 1970, the Senate confirmed his nomination by a vote of 94-0 vote. See the Congressional Record at http://goo.gl/I5Gboq. He remained on the Supreme Court for 24 years. Learn more about Justice Blackmun at https://goo.gl/ad3tKl and https://goo.gl/ESq4pe.