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Sandra Day O'Connor: Full Biography

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Born in El Paso, Texas on March 26, 1930, Sandra Day O'Connor was elected to two terms in the Arizona state senate. In 1981 Ronald Reagan nominated her as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and she received unanimous Senate approval. As a justice, O'Connor was as a key swing vote in many important cases, including the upholding of Roe V. Wade. She retired in 2006 after serving for 24 years. This Biography Channel full length video takes a look back on her childhood on an Arizona ranch, education at Stanford University, and early days of public service. Also in this video learn why her "swing vote" has helped her become one of the most powerful women in America. (45:35)
 
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