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Brown v. Board of Education, Part II

NPR's Nina Totenberg continues her story about the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v Board of Education case of 50 years ago. In part two of the behind-the-scenes narrative, the justices have a new leader, Chief Justice Earl Warren, who crafts the famed ruling and builds a consensus for desegregation.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.