The HistoryMakers video oral history with John Powell.

Law professor and nonprofit legal director john a. powell was born in 1947 in Detroit. He earned a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University in 1969 and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1973. In 1977, powell received an International Human Rights Fellowship from the University...

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Other Authors: Crowe, Larry (Interviewer), Stearns, Scott (director of photography.)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
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Summary:Law professor and nonprofit legal director john a. powell was born in 1947 in Detroit. He earned a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University in 1969 and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1973. In 1977, powell received an International Human Rights Fellowship from the University of Minnesota to work in Southern Africa, where he served as consultant to the government of Mozambique. Between 1987 and 1993, he worked as the national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union. powell taught at Columbia University School of Law, Harvard Law School, University of Miami School of Law, American University, and the University of San Francisco School of Law before joining the Minnesota Law School faculty in 1993. Founder and executive director of the Institute on Race and Poverty (IRP) at the University of Minnesota Law School, he was appointed the Earl R. Larson Chair of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law.
Physical Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 56 min., 6 sec.)) : sound, color.
Playing Time:02:56:06
Production Credits:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Access:Access to electronic resources restricted to Simmons University students, faculty and staff.