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First: The Story of Sandra Day O’Connor
Burr & Burton Academy Auditorium
Based on his bestselling biography, Evan Thomas examines the life and work of the first woman on the US Supreme Court, tracing O’Connor’s story from a childhood on a remote cattle ranch in Arizona to her 25 years as a Supreme Court Justice. Book signing follows.
Underwriter: Keelan Family Foundation
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Evan Thomas just published his biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, who has recently announced that she is suffering from Alzheimer’s and is retreating from public life.
- Here is a review of his book
- Thomas on a panel discussion about the process of writing presidential histories
- Conan O’Brien interviews Evan Thomas for his program “Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O’Brien”—it reveals a slightly lighter side to the historian.
Short clip of Evan Thomas on CBS Sunday Morning: