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

Author: Rawn James; Dominic Hoffman
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : Unabridged ; Library edView all editions and formats
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The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered the milestone victory of the civil rights movement, but it was only the culmination of a decades-long legal campaign, brilliantly and relentlessly waged. Root and branch is the epic story of the two fiercely dedicated lawyers who let that fight, from county courthouses to the marble halls of the Supreme Court. Charles Hamilton Houston  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Charles Hamilton Houston; Charles Hamilton Houston; Thurgood Marshall
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rawn James; Dominic Hoffman
ISBN: 9780307714893 0307714896
OCLC Number: 463166635
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 10:04:00.
Performer(s): Read by Dominic Hoffman.
Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 604 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Rawn James, Jr.

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The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered the milestone victory of the civil rights movement, but it was only the culmination of a decades-long legal campaign, brilliantly and relentlessly waged. Root and branch is the epic story of the two fiercely dedicated lawyers who let that fight, from county courthouses to the marble halls of the Supreme Court. Charles Hamilton Houston was the pioneer.

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