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Mr. Civil Rights : Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP / a South Hills Films production ; writer and producer, Mick Caouette.

Caouette, Mick, (screenwriter,, film producer.). Easter, Mary, (narrator.). South Hills Films (Firm), (production company.).
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  • ISBN: 9781627890861
  • ISBN: 1627890866
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA: PBS Distribution; c[2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Special features: A conversation wtih Supreme Court justices Elena Kagan and John Paul Stevens.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Composer, Phil Aaron.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Mary Easter.
Summary, etc.:
Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America's public schools completed the final leg of a journey of over 20 years laying the groundwork to end legal segregation. He won more Supreme Court cases than any lawyer in American history, making the work of civil rights pioneers like the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks possible.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; stereo.
Language Note:
English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
United States. Supreme Court > Officials and employees > Biography.
African American judges > Biography.
Civil rights lawyers > Biography.
Genre: Biographical films.

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