2005 Archive

Soul of Justice: Documentary Spotlights Career of Judge Thelton Henderson '62

A new documentary film portrays the momentous life and career of U. S. District Judge Thelton Henderson '62. Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey focuses on the adversity he faced from his days as the first African-American attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division in the early 1960s to his noteworthy quarter-century of service on the federal bench.

The documentary by Berkeley filmmaker Abby Ginzberg screens October 9 and 10 at the Mill Valley Film Festival and October 14 at the Performing Arts Theater in San Rafael.