1956 Southern Manifesto

Yale University law Professor Justin Driver talked about the 1956 “Southern Manifesto,” a document written by congressional members opposed to the 1954… read more

Yale University law Professor Justin Driver talked about the 1956 “Southern Manifesto,” a document written by congressional members opposed to the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled that segregated schools were unconstitutional. Mr. Driver analyzed how Strom Thurmond and other contributors argued for segregation in what they named “The Declaration of Constitutional Principles.” The Supreme Court Historical Society hosted the lecture in the Supreme Court chamber. Justice Elena Kagan offered introductory remarks. close

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1956 Southern Manifesto

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2020 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 03, 2020 | 3:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 15, 2020 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2020 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Oct 02, 2020 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2020 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2020 | 3:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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