Whenever Thurgood Marshall got into trouble at school, the principal would make him sit in the basement and read the U.S. Constitution. By the time he was 12, he had most of it memorized and his interest in law had begun to take seed. In 1967 he was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court--the first African American to serve in that position.

Thurgood Marshall 1998, Aladdin Paperbacks, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780689820427

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