July 7, 1981:
No O'Connor button, but here's a rarity: a Potter Stewart for Cincinnati City Council.
President Reagan nominates Arizona appeals court Judge Sandra Day O'Connor to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court of retiring Justice Potter Stewart. O'Connor is the first woman ever nominated to the high court.
She will be confirmed by the Senate on Sept. 21 by a 99-0 vote.
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