Marshall film takes a look at Thurgood Marshall’s early career

Marshall tells the story of Thurgood Marshall’s early days as a young lawyer fighting alongside fellow lawyer, Sam Friedman, in the case of a black chauffeur Joseph Spell, accused by his white employer, Eleanor Stubing, of sexual assault and attempted murder. The film stars Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, and Kate Hudson.

Previous blog posts relating to Thurgood Marshall:

“The Long Siege”: Thurgood Marshall’s Other Court Nomination Battle

“When It Was So Rough that You Couldn’t Make It”: Voting Rights in the Early 1960s

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About Tiffany Walker

Archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration at College Park, MD
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