Sandra Day Dreaming

“The future chief justice of the United States was proposing to the woman who, years later, would become the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court.” Nina Totenberg: O’Connor, Rehnquist And A Supreme Marriage Proposal. “Some personal secrets are so well-kept that even family and friends are oblivious. So it is with the story of the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s marriage proposal to a Stanford Law School classmate in the early 1950s.”

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