Thurgood Marshall: Before the Court

  • by American RadioWorks
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 0 hrs and 52 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. But Marshall had already earned a place in history - as the leader of the legal campaign against racial segregation, which culminated in the landmark Brown v. Board decision. This project traces Marshall's life as a lawyer and justice.Producers: Stephen Smith and Kate Ellis
Editor: Deborah George
Host: Deborah Amos
Coordinating Producer: Sasha Aslanian
Project Coordinator: Misha Quill
Web Producer: Ochen Kaylan
Production Assistance: Ellen Guettler, Samantha Kennedy, and Neil Tassoni
Mixing: Stephen Smith, Craig Thorson, and Tom Mudge
Music: Sanford Moore
Voice actors: T. Mychael Rambo and Mike Edgerly
Executive Producer: Bill Buzenberg


Major funding for American RadioWorks® comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.American RadioWorks is the national documentary unit of American Public Media.

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Very special.

In all respects meaningful and soul stirring. Thank you. (Black female lawyer, born 1958, bused to segregated elementary school.)
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- Amy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-23-2004
  • Publisher: American Public Media