Reflections of History

June 13th: LBJ Nominates Thurgood Marshall

June 13th: LBJ Nominates Thurgood Marshall

Reflections of History - June 13, 2022 - 05:06

On June 13th, 1967, Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Thurgood Marshall as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.