Adams, Thomas T.
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Adams, Thomas T.; Martin, Peter W.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Peter W. Martin; the videographer, Jae-Hyon Ahn. This video contains an interview with Thomas (Tom) Adams, Cornell Law School class of 1957, covering the path that led him to law school, his experience while a student, and his subsequent career, first in New York City, and subsequently in Wilton, Connecticut. (Duration 1:01:31) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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Adams, Thomas T.; University of Buffalo, 1951; U.S. Air Force; Draft; Korean War; Paternal disapproval of decision to leave teaching for law; Fricke, Richard I.; Tuition, room, and books, $2,400; Law school dorm, 15 South; Adams, Virginia; Warren, Earnest N.; Thompson, George J.; MacDonald, John W.; Thoron, Gray; Malott, Deane; Greenawalt, Kenneth; Gray hair; Practice training course; Law practice versus treaching; Wilton, Connecticut; Gregory, Julian A.; Small town, small firm law practice; Computers and law firm composition; Increased specialization and compartmentalization; Schlesinger, Rudolf B; Robinson, Gustavus; Whiteside, Horace; Growth in law school administrative staff; Law school fireplaces; Annual Christmas party; Martin, Frank and Mickey; Women studying law; Dana Foundation; Dana, Charles; Buell, Lucille; United States v. Seeger; LLB 1957