Conable, Barber - Clip 01
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Conable, Barber J., Jr.; Bruce, Thomas R.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer-videographer is Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Barber Conable's reflections on the special qualities of the Cornell Law School, the importance of his experience as a small town lawyer to his subsequent career as a state senator, Member of the US House of Representatives, and President of the World Bank. (Duration 22:08) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Cornell Law School
Conable, Barber J., Jr.; LLB 1948; Lawyer as generalist; Lawyer as problem-solver; Career in public service; Small town lawyer; Experience as Member of Congress; Importance of judgment; Listening; Small law school; Close faculty-student relationships; Supportive environment; Faculty devoted to teaching; MacDonald, John W.; Keeffe, Arthur J.; Farnham, William H.; Stevens, Robert S.; Law as a background for public service; World Bank; US role in the world; Need for a cooperative approach in international relations