The HistoryMakers video oral history with Charles Ogletree.

Civil rights lawyer and law professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. was born on December 31, 1952 in Merced, California. Attending Stanford University for his B.A. degree and M.A. degree in political science, he then went to Harvard Law School, graduating in 1978. Upon graduation, Ogletree joined the Washin...

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Other Authors: Richardson, Julieanna L. (Interviewer), Stearns, Scott (director of photography.), Burghelea, Neculai (director of photography.), Hickey, Matthew (director of photography.)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
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Summary:Civil rights lawyer and law professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. was born on December 31, 1952 in Merced, California. Attending Stanford University for his B.A. degree and M.A. degree in political science, he then went to Harvard Law School, graduating in 1978. Upon graduation, Ogletree joined the Washington, D.C., Public Defender's Office, and by 1985, he was deputy director. In 1985, he left for private practice, becoming a partner in Jessamy, Fort & Ogletree. He returned to Harvard in 1989 to becoming a professor of law, later serving as associate dean for clinical programs, and focusing primarily on civil rights. Ogletree served on the team that represented Anita Hill during the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings and was a strong advocate for reparations. In 2003, he filed suit on behalf of the survivors of the Tulsa race riot of 1921. He was the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, including NAACP's Universal Humanitarian Award.
Physical Description:1 online resource (17 video files (8 hr., 20 min., 17 sec.)) : sound, color.
Playing Time:08:20:17
Production Credits:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Access:Access to electronic resources restricted to Simmons University students, faculty and staff.