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Trailer: 'Walk With Me: The Trials of Judge Damon J. Keith'

"Walk With Me: The Trials of Judge Damon J. Keith" tells the story of federal judge Damon J. Keith, who was first appointed to the U.S. District Court in Detroit in 1967 and whose rulings made him an icon of the civil rights movemen...
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