Oral history interview with Jack Greenberg, 1975.
Scope and Contents
New York City family background; education and naval duty; Law Revision Commission; history of Legal Defense Fund; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense Fund, 1949- : important cases, staff problems, conflicts; Miranda case, racial discrimination in jury selection and housing, capital punishment, welfare rights; sit-ins and Freedom Rides; contributions of Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee and Congress of Racial Equality to civil rights movement; Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund; working relationship of Legal Defense Fund with Supreme Court; impressions of Thurgood Marshall, James Meredith, others
Using this collection
Columbia Center for Oral History