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Thurgood Marshall During Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

 Thurgood Marshall ponders a question as he undergoes grilling for a fifth day today by Southern senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee on his nomination to the Supreme Court. Marshall, the first negro ever to be nominated, said it may be possible to draw up a law permitting police eavesdropping that would be constitutional.

24 Jul 1967, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 7/24/1967-Washington, D.C.: Thurgood Marshall ponders a question as he undergoes grilling for a fifth day today by Southern senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee on his nomination to the Supreme Court. Marshall, the first negro ever to be nominated, said it may be possible to draw up a law permitting police eavesdropping that would be constitutional.