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Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary

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The author of the bestseller, Eyes on the Prize, presents a biography of the first African American appointed to the Supreme Court, from his crusade against segregation to his friendships with other famous black figures. Reprint.

About the Author

Juan Williams has been a political analyst and national correspondent for The Washington Post for twenty-one years. He has written for Fortune,The Atlantic Monthly, Ebony, GQ, and Newsweek, for which he is a regular columnist. Mr. Williams has earned widespread critical acclaim for a series of documentaries, including one that won him an Emmy Award. His numerous and frequent television appearances include Oprah, Nightline, Washington Week in Review, CNN's Crossfire (where he often served as co-host), and Capitol Gang Sunday. Currently a regular panelist on Fox News Sunday, he lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Right time, right man? — A fighting family — Educating Thurgood — Waking up — Turkey — His own man — Getting started — Leaving home — 69 Fifth Avenue — Marshall in charge — Pan of bones — The war years — Lynch mob for a lawyer — Jim Crow Buster — Groveland — Lessons in politics — On the front line — Direct attack — Number one Negro of all time — Planning a revolt — Case of the century — No radical — Martin Luther King, Jr. — Machiavellian Marshall — The second Civil War — Marshall and the militants — Exit time — Black robes — Johnson's man — Justice Marshall — Backlash on the court — Hangin' on — Resurrection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307786128
Publisher:
Times Books
Subject:
main_subject
Author:
Williams, Juan
Subject:
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Series Volume:
American Revolutiona
Publication Date:
20000201
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
461

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