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Thurgood Marshall : American revolutionary

Author: Juan Williams
Publisher: New York : Times Books, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Juan.
Thurgood Marshall.
New York : Times Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)606995200
Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Williams
ISBN: 0812920287 9780812920284 0812932994 9780812932997
OCLC Number: 38354927
Awards: Commended for Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (Nonfiction) 1999
Description: xviii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Juan Williams.

Abstract:

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.
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