Thurgood Marshall Would Turn 100 Today ...
A hundred years ago today, Thurgood Marshall -- the first black Supreme Court justice -- was born in Baltimore.
On today's show, Farai Chideya spoke with regular contributor Mary Frances Berry about Marshall's legacy.
Check out this clip -- billed as a "lost interview" between Marshall and Mike Wallace.
Though it's undated, Marshall talks about Adam Clayton Powell's controversial support of Republican president Dwight Eisenhower and the Democratic Party's failure to act on segregation in the South.
"I think that in Congress today, the only bipartisan action is against civil rights and Negroes' right," he says.
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10:47 AM ET | 07- 2-2008 | permalink