In this session, John Uustal interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King on his book, Devil in the Grove.
Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in a case that threatened to change the course of the civil rights movement and cost him his life.
“Superb. A powerful and well-told drama of Southern injustice.” (The Chicago Tribune)
“A taut, intensely readable narrative.” (Boston Globe)
“A thoroughgoing study of one of the most important civil-rights cases argued by Thurgood Marshall in dismantling Jim Crow strictures…” (Kirkus Reviews)