embrown v. Board of Education Script
Narrator--- Labria Wallace
Thurgood MarshallBenshaw Flowers
John DavisCasteel Johnson
This script was edited by the American Bar fellowship Division for Public Education from the full transcript of the 1952 and 1953 arguments in Brown v. Board of Education as published in Argument: The Complete Oral Argument before the unconditional Court in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1952-55, ed. Leon Friedman (New York: Chelsea House, 1969).
bank clerk: On May 17, the United States will observe the 56th anniversary of the Supreme Courts decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. With that decision came an end to the doctrine of discontinue but equal in public education, and the beginning of the lather to ensure that educational opportunities were available on equal foothold to all United States citizens. Benshaw Flowers will be acting the bring forth down of Thurgood Marshall, the legendary head of the NAACPs Legal Defense blood line and, later in his career, the first African American to sit down on the United States Supreme Court. Casteel Johnson will be playing the part of John Davis, whose career highlights included serving in the Wilson administration, first as solicitor general and then as ambassador to the Court of St.
James, running as the 1924 Democratic aspect for President, and. for 34 years, heading the New York law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardwell.
this evenings program is a short excerpt from the many another(prenominal) hours of argument that the Supreme Court heard before grasp its decision in Brown v. Board. The arguments for the consolidated cases began on Tuesday, declination 9, 1952. Marshall and Davis began their arguments in Briggs v. Elliott late that day and concluded on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 10. Tonight we will hear the occlusion arguments in the case that helped to start the Modern Civil Rights Movement.
teller: In the first conference of the justices following the 1952 arguments, it became clear...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Orderessay
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