Zerkin: Ned, how is the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law attempting to provide legal services for the poor?
Wolf : The Lawyers' Committee was founded by two leading representatives of the establishment bar-Bernard G. Segal, now the President of the American Bar Association, and Harrison Tweed-at the request of President Kennedy. Its initial task was to fulfill a traditional charitable lawyer's role. For the first five years, the Lawyers' Committee sent lawyers to represent blacks and civil rights workers in the South.
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