Resource: Henry Hampton Collection: Interview of Paul Wilson

By: Paul Wilson, Henry Hampton Collection

October 26, 1985

Henry Hampton Collection: Washington University in St. Louis

This interview was done for Henry Hampton's Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years (1954-1965). Paul Wilson represented the Topeka Board of Education in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, on appeal. He defended the Kansas statute as a constitutionally valid implementation of the doctrine of "separate but equal." Obviously, he lost.;cc=eop;rgn=main;view=text;idno=wil0015.0793.111