But as the movie reveals, it was more than a bit of writer’s block; it truly is a Dicken-esque story.
The film blends the classic Christmas story into Dickens’ real-life struggles to overcome a painful childhood when he was forced to work in a shoe blackening (polish) factory after his father was sent away to debtors prison.
Orrin Hatch of Utah said he "Will focus on determining whether Judge Sotomayor is committed to deciding cases based only on the law as made by the people and their elected representatives, not on personal feelings or politics. John Cornyn of Texas said Sotomayor must "prove her commitment to impartially deciding cases based on the law, rather than based on her own personal politics, feelings, and preferences. Hatchand Jeff Sessions by letter sent a detailed four page article source that Sotomayor amend, supplement and expand upon the materials and answers supplied in response to the committee's original questionnaire for the candidate.Since Barack Obama's election, there had been speculation that Sotomayor could be a leading candidate for the Supreme Court seat of Justice David Souter, or for any opening on sotomayor Court during Obama's term.After her confirmation, Sotomayor became the Supreme Court's first Latina justice.The movie is about the real life events of how the novella Dickens published in 1843 came to be published at all—let alone in just six weeks.Despite earlier success in the 1930s with his books , which brought him international acclaim, Dickens’ career had slumped.She is eminently qualified for the Supreme Court, and I look forward to her prompt confirmation by the Senate.