John Minor Wisdom

John Minor Wisdom

John Minor Wisdom , one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. At that time, the Fifth Circuit included not only Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas , but also Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and the Panama Canal Zone. Wikipedia*

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John Minor Wisdom has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. April 1, 1989 - Present Judge, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals Videos: 1

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