Federal Judge Richard Gergel recalled the blinding of African American World War II veteran Isaac Woodard by South Carolina police in 1946 and the subsequent political and judicial response. Judge Gergel was joined in conversation by Isaac Woodard’s nephew, Robert Young, and NAACP Legal Defense Fund president Sherrilyn Ifill. close
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Deborah Schwartz President Brooklyn Historical Society
Leon Friedman Professor Hofstra University->Law
Richard Mark Gergel Judge U.S. District Court->South Carolina
Sherrilyn Ifill President and Director NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Robert Young Nephew
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