The Hon. Richard Gergel, U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina, speaks on his new book “Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring.” The book details the impact of the blinding of Stg. Woodard on the thinking of President Truman and Judge Waring, and shows their influential roles in changing America’s civil rights history. A question and answer session, moderated by Bolch Judicial Institute Director David Levi, follows Judge Gergel’s presentation.
Co-sponsored by Duke Bar Association and the Bolch Judicial Institute.