Anne Emanuel – Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle

David speaks with local author and GA State law professor Anne Emanuel about her new biography Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution. Tuttle is the judge from Atlanta who led the federal court with jurisdiction over most of the Deep South through the most tumultuous years of the civil rights revolution. In landmark cases relating to voter registration, school desegregation, access to public transportation, and other basic civil liberties,Tuttle’s determination to render justice and his swift, decisive rulings neutralized the delaying tactics of diehard segregationists who were determined to preserve Jim Crow laws throughout the South.

Original Air Date: 09-6-2012