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NAACP Chief Counsel Thurgood Marshall

NAACP Chief Counsel Thurgood Marshall in front of the Supreme Court where he made a last-ditch appeal that would permit African American children to reenter Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Legal resources expressed belief there was little chance the move would succeed.

22 Aug 1958, Washington, DC, USA — NAACP Chief Counsel Thurgood Marshall in front of the Supreme Court where he made a last-ditch appeal that would permit African American children to reenter Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Legal resources expressed belief there was little chance the move would succeed.