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Programs for the Topic ‘State Government’


Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011


The Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March

Moderator

Jonathan Entin, Professor of Law and Political Science, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Speakers

Diane Phillips-Leatherberry, a long-time civil rights activist in Cleveland

Daniel Clancy, a long-time law school and university administrator at Case Western Reserve University who was an FBI agent assigned to Selma at the time

Wednesday March 2, 2011, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Sponored by the Case Western Reserve University School of Law

The Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March was a landmark of the civil rights movement and a pivotal step in the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This program provides the perspectives of two people who were there: Diane Phillips-Leatherberry, a long-time civil rights activist in Cleveland who marched, and Daniel Clancy, a long-time law school and university administrator who was an FBI agent assigned to Selma at the time. The moderator, Professor Jonathan Entin of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, has taught and written extensively about civil rights and constitutional issues.

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