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Title: Thomas Prewitt Sr., Tennessee attorney, 2004
Contributor: Prewitt, Thomas R., Sr.
Gritter, Elizabeth
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Civil rights;Trials;Social justice;Education
Issue Date: 18-Jun-2004
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: Here, Tennessee attorney Thomas R. Prewitt Sr. recounts representing the city of Memphis in Watson v. Memphis and the extreme tension of the late 1960s. He also talks about what he sees as the failure of the local and federal government to make proactive legislation that would aid the African American community.
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Appears in Collections:Everett R. Cook Oral History Collection

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