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Associated Press Confirmation delayed

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09741.01 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 30 April 1962 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.5 x 12.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One wire photo of Thurgood Marshall during the period when his confirmation to the Supreme Court was being delayed. A caption accompanying the photograph reads, "(NY18-April 30) CONFIRMATION DELAYED -- Senate confirmation of Thurgood Marshall, above, former counsel for National Association for Advancement of Colored People, is being delayed by backstage maneuvering, Sen. Kenneth B. Keating (D-NY) said in New York yesterday. The nomination has been gathering dust in a Senate judiciary pigeon hole Keating told a New York television audience. (AP Wirephoto)(See AP wire story)."

People: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
Keating, Kenneth B., 1900-1975

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentCivil RightsSupreme CourtNomination

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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