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A life in public service
California politics, the Kennedy administration, and the federal bench
interview conducted by Robert A. Van Nest ; introduction by Charles B. Renfrew ; Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley,

Published 1989 by University of California in Berkeley, Calif .

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Judge Orrick discusses Democratic politics in California, the Kennedy Administration and his tenure in the Justice Department, particularly the New Haven railroad bankruptcy, the civil rights protests in Alabama, the Bahia de Nipe incident, and the Cuban missile crisis. Appointed to the federal bench in 1974, he speaks of some of the cases he heard: Patty Hearst, the Hells Angels, and the desegregation of San Francisco's schools.

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Northern California U.S. District Court oral history series.

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[vi, xi],292 p. :bill.

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