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Thurgood Marshall: Portrait of an American Hero

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Social Studies
Length: 00:27:58
Usage rights: Download and retain personal copies in perpetuity.

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The program traces the illustrious career of the first black person appointed as a Supreme Court justice. Students follow Thurgood Marshall through legal studies and private practice, where he concentrated on civil rights; his appointment to serve as head of the legal division of the NAACP; and his career as a Supreme Court justice. Marshall's role as a distinguished civil rights trailblazer is clearly presented.



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