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October 4, 2018  

Against the backdrop of chaos that surrounds Washington, D.C. circuit court judge Brett,  President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Leid Stories presents a startling contrast--the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

The noted litigator and jurist was named to the nation's highest court by President Lyndon B. Johnson in October 1967 and served until October 1991. During that time, Marshall, the first African American appointed to the court, had a profound impact on the laws of the land.

We listen in as journalist Juan Williams discusses his biography, Thurgood Marshall, American Revolutionary, that was eight years in the making. 

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