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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Willie Leftwich.

Author: Willie Leftwich; Julieanna L Richardson; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Aerospace engineer and lawyer Willie L. Leftwich was born on June 28, 1937 in Washington, D.C. to Maude Leftwich, a government employee, and Willie L. Leftwich, a railroad worker. He earned an electrical engineering degree from Howard University and his J.D. and LL.D law degrees from George Washington University. Leftwich worked as an engineer on government aerospace projects for NASA before beginning his legal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Willie Leftwich
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Willie Leftwich; Julieanna L Richardson; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1000518628
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Washington, District of Columbia
2003 March 14.
Description: 1 online resource (8 video files (3 hr., 29 min., 17 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Willie Leftwich
Willie Leftwich

Abstract:

Aerospace engineer and lawyer Willie L. Leftwich was born on June 28, 1937 in Washington, D.C. to Maude Leftwich, a government employee, and Willie L. Leftwich, a railroad worker. He earned an electrical engineering degree from Howard University and his J.D. and LL.D law degrees from George Washington University. Leftwich worked as an engineer on government aerospace projects for NASA before beginning his legal career in 1968 as a patent attorney for the Federal Aviation Administration. He spent a year as vice president and general counsel of Technical Media Systems. He became a founding partner of the commercial law firm Hudson Leftwich & Davenport in 1970. From 1971 to 1973 he taught at Washington-area law schools. In 1985, he was founding partner of Leftwich & Douglas where he worked until retiring in December 1996. Leftwich became a private investor and was a life member of the NAACP and the American Bar Association.

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