SHOWDOWN by Wil Haygood

September 20, 2015

Wil Haygood spoke about his book, Showdown, at Politics & Prose on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

A veteran journalist for The Washington Post and The Boston Globe, Haygood has become one of the premier biographers of African American leaders. To his lives of important figures in politics, sports, and the arts, including Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Sugar Ray Robinson, Sammy Davis Jr., and others, Haygood now adds this groundbreaking study of Thurgood Marshall. Focusing on the jurist’s extraordinary forty-year career, Haygood chronicles the legal issues and major cases of the day, showing how the High Court Justice left his country a more equitable and better place.

Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America By Wil Haygood Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780307957191
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 15th, 2015

Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America By Wil Haygood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307947376
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Published: Vintage - August 9th, 2016