Frederick Douglas Cooke, Jr., a native Washingtonian, graduate of McKinley Technical High School, Howard University and Howard Law School (1972), gives his oral history on interview by Bart Kempf. Read about Cooke’s younger years growing up in D.C. and his many years in private practice and public service, including the tumultuous 28-month period 1987-1989 when he served as Corporation Counsel (now Attorney General) in the administration of Mayor Marion Barry. There’s much more in this newly-available chronicle of one of DC’s leading lawyers.