Tuttle, Elbert P. - Clip 08
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Tuttle, Elbert P.; Aman, Alfred C.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman (Tuttle clerk 70-72); the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Elbert Tuttle's reflections on the lower courts' extension of Brown v. Board of Education beyond education and his account of the litigation leading to the admission of James H. Meredith to the University of Mississippi. (Duration 20:00) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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Tuttle, Elbert P.; Brown v. Board of Education; Right to education; Abandonment of public education in Virginia; Extension of Brown beyond education; Plessy v. Ferguson; Separate but equal; Rives, Judge Richard T.; Role of lower courts in implementing integration; Meredith, James H.; University of Mississippi; Mize, Judge Sydney; Injunction by Court of Appeals; Wisdom, Judge John M.; U.S. Marshals; Barnett, Governor Ross