Leo Branton, Jr., oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
Leo Branton, Jr. interview conducted by Dale Mason Cochran
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The interview includes Leo Branton's memories of growing up in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, attending Tennessee State University and serving in the army during World War II. He recalls attending law school at Northwestern University, moving to Los Angeles, California and staring his own criminal defense law practice. He discusses his Hollywood clients and his well known cases defending the Black Panthers and Angela Davis.