Mar

3 2019

Screening of "Marshall"

3:00PM - 5:45PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob 75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
203-389-2111
http://www.bnaijacob.org

Contact Rosalind Atkins
203-389-2111
rozatkins@optonline.net
http://www.bnaijacob.org

Attend a special screening of this major film about the collaboration between a young Thurgood Marshall and a Jewish lawyer to defend an innocent black man in 1940s Bridgeport. Attorney Preston Tisdale, associate of screenwriter Michael Koskoff, will lead a discussion of the film. Mr. Tisdale is a former Director of Special Public Defenders for CT, and his father was an important member of the Bridgeport African-American community in the 1940s, attending the trial and hearing Marshall speak. Gain a unique perspective on America's Civil Rights history.

Sponsor: Congregation B'nai Jacob

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