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‘Devil in the Grove’ Author Discusses Early Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Case

Apr 9, 2012, 08:30 am CDT


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In This Podcast:

Gilbert King

Gilbert King has written about U.S. Supreme Court history for the New York Times and the Washington Post, and is a featured contributor to Smithsonian magazine's history blog, Past Imperfect. He is also the author of The Execution of Willie Francis: Race, Murder, and the Search for Justice in the American South. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

Welcome to the ABA Journal’s new podcast, The Modern Law Library.

On the second and fourth Mondays of each month, we will discuss a law-related book with its author and listen to a short excerpt.

In today’s podcast, ABA Journal Web producer Lee Rawles speaks with Gilbert King about his recently released book Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America.

Reviews:

Macleans.ca: “Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America”

Seattle Times: “‘Devil in the Grove’: Thurgood Marshall’s battle with deadly injustice”

Check out our monthly discussion show, regular @LawScribbler chats and new books discussion, “The Modern Law Library” here on iTunes.

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