08/30/1967 TM 2 Part 1

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08/30/1967 TM 2 Part 1 - Senate Gets Marshall’s Nomination WASHINGTON...
Senate Gets Marshall’s Nomination WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Senate approaches a milestone in the nation's history today in considering the nomination of ¡Thurgood Marshall, great- grandson of a Negro slave, for a seat on the highest court in I the land. Marshall, nominated for the Supreme Court bv President Johnson on June 13 to succeed retiring Justice Tom C. Clark, was assured of confirmation, though an early Senate session was scheduled, apparently in anticipation of lengthy speeches by Southern opponents. The 59-year-old Baltimore- born jurist has won Senate confirmation twice in the past for federal judicial posts. In 1962. after almost a year's wait, he was finally confirmed as a judge of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But three years later his appointment to U.S. Solicitor General, the post he now holds, was almost i See SENATE On Page 5A

Clipped from The Daily Independent30 Aug 1967, WedPage 1

The Daily Independent (Kannapolis, North Carolina)30 Aug 1967, WedPage 1
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