Now Let Me Fly by Marcia Cebulska

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March 19, 2018, 6:30 PM CT

From the TALK series, Kansas at 150
Discussion Leader: Rosemary Kolich

Topeka playwright Marcia Cebulska's play provides a thorough treatment of the epochal case that ended school segregation in America. Framed as a crisis of conscience for lawyer Thurgood Marshall on the eve of the Supreme Court's hearing of the case and a debate with the ghost of his mentor Charles Houston, the play treats all five cases brought together in the Supreme Court decision and examines the grassroots activism that propelled the court actions. 65 pp.

Parsons Public Library
311 S 17th St
Parsons, KS 67357-4213
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Sponsored by: Parsons Public Library

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Delores March
(620) 421-5920