Separate But Equal (1991)

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Separate But Equal is a 1991 American television movie depicting the landmark Supreme Court desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, based on the phrase "Separate but equal".

The film stars Sidney Poitier as lead NAACP attorney Thurgood Marshall, Richard Kiley as Chief Justice Earl Warren, Burt Lancaster as lawyer John W. Davis (loser of Briggs v. Elliott and the Democratic candidate in the 1924 US presidential election), Cleavon Little as lawyer and judge Robert L. Carter, and Lynne Thigpen as Ruth Alice Stovall. It was Burt Lancaster's final movie before his death. In 1991, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences rewarded the film Outstanding Miniseries award.

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