Biography: Thurgood Marshall


Subjects: Civics, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: BIO Classroom

Using archival footage, period accounts, and candid interviews with colleagues and family, this episode of Biography presents the comprehensive story of the legendary jurist and civil rights activist. As a civil rights lawyer in the 1940s and '50s, he traveled the South trying to end discrimination, and as a member of the Supreme Court, he presided over some of the most influential decisions in American history.

 

60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

Feb 28 at 7:00 AM ET/PT


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