Tuttle, Elbert P. - Clip 12
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 voting rights litigation and legislation and treatment of Blacks by the legal system in the South prior to Brown v. Board of Education. (Duration 21:42) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Cornell Law School
Tuttle, Elbert P.; Voting rights cases; Federal voting rights legislation; Interaction between court decisions and Congressional action; Jury service; Independence of the federal courts; Race and injustice in the South; Fate of any Black man accused of raping a White woman; Exclusion of Blacks from juries; Denial of the vote to Blacks; How disruptive Brown v. Board of Education was; McGill, Ralph; Rothschild, Jacob M.