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The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero

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1 hour

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Filson Historical Society

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Free

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They say that history is written by the victors. But not in the case of the most famous dissenter on the Supreme Court. Almost a century after his death, John Marshall Harlan’s words helped end segregation and gave us our civil rights and our modern economic freedom.

This is a hybrid event with in-person and virtual options.

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In Person, Virtual

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intermediate

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