Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview

Barbara Babcock talked about her life and career. A former assistant attorney general for the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of… read more

Barbara Babcock talked about her life and career. A former assistant attorney general for the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and the first director of the Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia, she became the first woman appointed to the regular faculty at Stanford University’s law school in 1972, and later was the first woman to holde an endowed chair. Topics discussed included her efforts, at President Carter’s request, to help identify women for federal judgeships.

She was interviewed in her office at Stanford University Law School in Stanford, California, by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell on March 13, 2007, for the American Bar Association’s Women Trailblazers in the Law Project. close

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Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
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Interview
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First Aired:
Aug 8, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 9, 2010

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  • Aug 08, 2010 | 2:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2010 | 8:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2010 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2010 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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