Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview

Karen Hastie Williams talked about her life and career. As a child she spent time in the Virgin Islands when her father was the… read more

Karen Hastie Williams talked about her life and career. As a child she spent time in the Virgin Islands when her father was the governor. She was a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Judge Spottswood W. Robinson, III of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Ms. Williams served as chief counsel of the Senate Committee on the Budget from 1977 until 1980. In 1980-81 she served as administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the White House Budget Office during the Carter administration. In 1982, she was the first African American to join Crowell & Moring LLP, where she made partner in two years.

She was interviewed in her office in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, February 1, 2007, for the American Bar Association’s Women Trailblazers in the Law Project by Elizabeth Hayes Patterson. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
293465-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 28, 2010

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  • May 22, 2010 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2010 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jun 28, 2010 | 2:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 28, 2010 | 8:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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