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Root and branch Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the struggle to end segregation

James, Rawn. (Author). Hoffman, Dominic. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780307714909 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 030771490X (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: electronic resource
  • Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2010.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 10:03:56.
Formatted Contents Note: Southern justice on trial -- Ambitious, successful, hopeful dreams -- No tea for the feeble -- The social engineers -- South journey children -- The law offices of Thurgood Marshall, Esq. -- Murray v. the University of Maryland -- Don't shout too soon -- Special counsel and assistant counsel -- On the cusp in Kansas City -- An outside man -- Hope looms -- Marshall at the helm -- Greenwich railroad bones -- War home and abroad -- Supreme broken covenant -- Peace of mind -- Root and branch.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Dominic Hoffman.
Summary, etc.: The story of two lawyers who led the fight from county courthouses to the marble halls of the Supreme Court, and, in the process, laid the legal foundations of the civil rights movement.
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Requires OverDrive Media Console
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 144649 KB; MP3 file size: 283505 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Marshall, Thurgood -- 1908-1993
Houston, Charles Hamilton -- 1895-1950
African American judges -- Biography
African American law teachers -- Biography
Segregation -- United States -- History
Race discrimination -- United States -- History
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