In collaboration with the New-York Historical Society, the Bryant Park Reading Room presents a series of free lectures on popular topics including the Supreme Court, the Cold War, the women’s rights movement, and more.
In an intimate conversation, civil rights attorneys reflect on pivotal cases that helped further the mission of the civil rights movement and reaffirm equality under the law.
John C. Brittain is a tenured professor of law at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. Norman Siegel is a civil rights and civil liberties lawyer. He previously served as Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union and now practices privately. They are contributing writers to Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980.
This program will be held at the Reading Room in Bryant Park. The Reading Room is located on the 42nd Street side of the park between 5th and 6th Avenues. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
Rain Venue: In case of summer showers, there will be an on-site tent. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location or contact the New-York Historical’s Department of Public Programs at 212-485-9205.
Free Admission. No advance reservation is required. First come, first served.
This program is produced in partnership with the Bryant Park Corporation