Watch The Magnificent Yankee
- 1 hr 29 min
When 61-year-old Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. arrives in Washington DC in 1902 to take his seat on the Supreme Court, he worries that he may be too old to achieve much. But his wife Fanny will hear no such nonsense. Holmes will remain on the Court for 30 years, helping bring about momentous changes in the law of free speech, labor relations and other vital issues. But one thing would never change: the bedrock devotion Holmes and Fanny shared.