First: Sandra Day O’Connor

America’s first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court was confirmed in 1981, and in the quarter century that followed, her vote helped to reaffirm the core holding of Roe v. Wade and declare victory for the Bush presidential campaign against Al Gore. Join us as we explore the trailblazing career of Sandra Day O’Connor, whose decisions continue to influence us today.

Evan Thomas served as a writer, correspondent, and editor at Time and Newsweek and is the author of First: Sandra Day O’ConnorAkhil Reed Amar (moderator), a trustee of the New-York Historical Society, is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.











When: Mon., March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400
Price: Non-members $44; Members $32
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America’s first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court was confirmed in 1981, and in the quarter century that followed, her vote helped to reaffirm the core holding of Roe v. Wade and declare victory for the Bush presidential campaign against Al Gore. Join us as we explore the trailblazing career of Sandra Day O’Connor, whose decisions continue to influence us today.

Evan Thomas served as a writer, correspondent, and editor at Time and Newsweek and is the author of First: Sandra Day O’ConnorAkhil Reed Amar (moderator), a trustee of the New-York Historical Society, is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

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