Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall Oral History

Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the nation’s first African American Supreme Court Associate Justice on October 2, 1967. A 1969 oral history interview with… read more

Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the nation’s first African American Supreme Court Associate Justice on October 2, 1967. A 1969 oral history interview with Justice Marshall conducted for the LBJ Presidential Library by T.H. Baker, who headed the LBJ oral history program.  Also, a call between President Johnson and Thurgood Marshall when he was the U.S. Solicitor General.  Harvard Law School Professor Mark Tushnet, who clerked for Justice Marshall and whose books include: “Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall” and the “Supreme Court, 1956-1961” talked about working for Justice Marshall. close

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Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall Oral History

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States