Saundra Brown Armstrong training to become Oakland's first African American policewoman. She went on to become a Senior Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and still presides over cases in the Oakland Federal Courthouse. (1970) Original 16mm, shot by Ch.4 KRON-TV can be viewed here (link: http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/227950) Original KRON-TV reporter Valerie Dickerson interviewed Judge Armstrong about her pioneering career in 2016, reuniting them on-camera after 46 years (link https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/230799) Courtesy: Bay Area TV Archive (link:https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv )

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