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Thurgood Marshall with Nicholas Katzenbach

The US Supreme Court opened its 1965-1966 term today with a greeting for Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to hold that position. Solicitor General Marshall (r) stands outside the court building with Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach.

11 Oct 1965, Washington, DC, USA — The US Supreme Court opened its 1965-1966 term today with a greeting for Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to hold that position. Solicitor General Marshall (r) stands outside the court building with Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach.