American Experience

Sandra Day O’Connor: First Woman on the Supreme Court

Clip: Season 33 Episode 6 | 1m 10s

During the 1980 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan promised to nominate the first woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. He made good on that promise in 1981, when he announced Sandra Day O’Connor’s nomination.

Aired: 09/13/21

Rating: NR

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