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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sarah Ragle Weddington
RLIN number: NXCP87-A195
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Women's History and Population Issues Project
Description: Family, educational background; Supreme Court arguments on abortion, 1973 decision: Roe vs. Wade; Medicaid coverage issue; trimester approach to abortion regulation; impact of Belous and Finkbine cases; abortion reform vs. repeal measures; parental and spousal consent; Texas abortion law; personal experiences of discrimination.
Extent: Transcript: 59 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Weddington, Sarah Ragle, 1945-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1945
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Legislator
Age at speaking: 31
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Cheek, Jeannette
Organizations discussed: U.S. Supreme Court
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abortion--Law and legislation; Birth control; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; U.S. Supreme Court; United States; Women lawyers; Women--Health and hygiene
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abortion counseling; Weddington, Sarah Ragle, 1945-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017883-13326