The Great Dissenter
Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan opposed limits on civil liberties and dissented in the 1896 “separate but equal” Plessy v. Ferguson case. Former Politico executive editor Peter Canellos looked at the justice’s career in his book, The Great Dissenter. This was a virtual event hosted by the Boston Athenaeum. close
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Peter S. Canellos Executive Editor (Former) Politico
- Creelea Pangaro Trustee Boston Athenaeum
Farah Stockman Member New York Times->Editorial Board
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