In late 1992, six years into his tenure on the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia sat for an oral history interview with his good friend, Judith Richards Hope. Sadly, the oral history never proceeded beyond this first session.

But even in only twenty-plus pages, the reader is rewarded with a fascinating glimpse into the origins of the man who became Justice Scalia: his childhood and family roots; his schooling; his early career; his interests and passions; and, at all times, his gregarious personality. Read a summary article of his oral history.