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President Johnson and Judge Marshall

 President Johnson congratulates Federal Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall, a former Negro leader in the civil rights cause, after announcing at his news conference today that he was appointing him to be U.S. Solicitor-General. In the center is Mrs. Penelope Thunberg, Deputy Chief of the International Division of the Economic and Research Area at the CIA, whom he asked to serve as a member of the U.S. Tariff Commission. (ORIGINAL CAPTION)

13 Jul 1965, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 7/13/1965-Washington, D.C.: President Johnson congratulates Federal Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall, a former Negro leader in the civil rights cause, after announcing at his news conference today that he was appointing him to be U.S. Solicitor-General. In the center is Mrs. Penelope Thunberg, Deputy Chief of the International Division of the Economic and Research Area at the CIA, whom he asked to serve as a member of the U.S. Tariff Commission. (ORIGINAL CAPTION)