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Shapers of History
Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 6:00 am
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States
Author of The Butler, Wil Haygood, details the life and career of one of the most transformative legal minds of the past one hundred years, in Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America. The 1906 rampage of black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, and President Roosevelt’s controversial response to it, is the subject of Harry Lembeck’s Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics.