WBEZ | Sonia Sotomayor http://www.wbez.org/tags/sonia-sotomayor Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/us-supreme-court-justice-sonia-sotomayor-105536 <p><p>The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, <strong>Sonia Sotomayor</strong> has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench in her new book,&nbsp;<em>My Beloved World</em>. The journey recounted in this memoir offers testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.‚Äč</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F79271429" width="100%"></iframe></p><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/CPL-webstory_28.jpg" title="" /></div></div><div>Recorded Thursday, January 30, 2013 at the Harold Washington Library Center.</div><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:58:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/us-supreme-court-justice-sonia-sotomayor-105536