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Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education, Part 2

Four men who clerked 50 years ago for four Supreme Court justices reminisced about Brown v. Board of Education, which was decided during… read more

Four men who clerked 50 years ago for four Supreme Court justices reminisced about Brown v. Board of Education, which was decided during their clerkships at the Court.

The former clerks talked about the Brown oral argument, how draft opinions in the case were circulated, and their recollections of May 17, 1954, the day the unanimous Brown decision was handed down. The four are: Earl Pollock, who clerked for both Chief Justice Fred Vinson, who died suddenly in 1953, and new Chief Justice Earl Warren; Frank Sander, who clerked for Justice Felix Frankfurter; E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr., who clerked for Justice Robert Jackson; and Jack Fassett, who clerked for Justice Stanley Reed. The four have not been together since their clerkship. close

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Program ID:
182150-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Jamestown, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2004 | 6:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 12, 2008 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 19, 2004 | 6:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2004 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2008 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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