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THIS HONORABLE COURT

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1988  (Estimated Year)
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02:29:14 - 02:36:06
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Unedited version of "This Honorable Court". Regards the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. Originally shot on film. Some archival footage in B&W, duly noted in segments.

THIS HONORABLE COURT

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Unidentified white of man (historian?) seated in a conference room; after 1937, the Supreme Court didn't strike down a single New Deal law.

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DO NOT USE Archival B&W stills of slums of in Washington, DC., Capitol Building in close proximity; still of D.C. street, black woman walking, two small black children playing; still of black farm workers picking lettuce. VO says period after New Deal, civil rights & civil liberties become a court priority; still of Jim Crow sign for "COLORED WAITING ROOM"; still of mixed race crowd on Southern street with Jim Crow signs overhead; still of young black man standing next to bus under sign for "colored". Archival B&W still of young THURGOOD MARSHALL, wearing vest and tie, moustache, sitting at typewriter.

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Justice THURGOOD MARSHALL, seated in chambers in Supreme Court building, discussing objectives of civil rights lawyers.

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DO NOT USE Archival B&W stills of young Mr. Marshall meeting with other lawyers.

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MS Thurgood Marshall saying first successes were in courts, white judges grudgingly acknowledged the law.

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Archival B&W EST shot of the Supreme Court building, steps, columns, 1952; MS/CUs of THURGOOD MARSHALL with team of NAACP lawyers outside Court building, speaking to a camera, explains mission of lawyers; MSs of lawyers and young black high school students walking through hall of Supreme Court. Brown vs Board of Education.

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COLOR MCU of Judge Abner Mikvah (sp), a Supreme Court clerk at time of BROWN vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION case, discussing the progress of the case, Justice Felix Frankfurter's decision to delay case until after elections.

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DO NOT USE Archival still of FELIX FRANKFURTER in law library, holding open book. Archival B&W still of Chief Justice FRED VINSON; VO says Mr. Vincent's death in 1953 brought appointment of Earl Warren as Chief; still of EARL WARREN with DWIGHT EISENHOWER; VO says 9-0 decision under Warenn that "separate" is inherently unequal; shot of New York Times front page with headline of BROWN decision.

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Archival B&W footage of Little Rock, Arkansas: MS backside of Southern police officer, pistol in belt, twirling nightstick; TLS cops trying to detain a white high school girl on a school lawn, girl breaks free and runs; MSs cops tackling a man in the street, two COPS dragging a woman away from scene; TLS line of National Guard in front of Little Rock Central High School.

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COLOR CU of NYU law professor explaining the history of litigation prior to Brown decision.

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Archival B&W footage of civil rights movement: MS of white cop and waiter confronting pair of black patrons in a segregated diner; MS of Cop talking to three women lunch counter workers; MSs of young black men and women being dragged away by police officers from sit-ins and civil rights demonstrations; TLS crowd in civil rights march, banner being held that reads, "We March with Selma"; MS of black and white marchers holding "WE SHALL OVERCOME" sign.

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COLOR shot of Judge Mikvah (?) discussing the Court's response to sit-ins, discussion of Court's addressing state legislative practices.

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Good archival B&W LS of 1950's cars driving on a freeway toward a city; TLS of a rural shack; TLS of taxis and cars on downtown Los Angeles street; MSs of voters at polling station; MS old black woman exiting voting booth, younger black woman enters.; VO mentions electoral disadvantages of black and urban voters under old districts; CU ballots being placed in box; MS of Chief Justice EARL WARREN and President DWIGHT EISENHOWER; MSs of Mr. Warren walking with wife and daughter.