Marshall – 31 July 2020 – 31/7/2020 – July 31 – Friday – SBS

In the year 1941, as the nation teeters on the brink of entering WWII, a nearly bankrupt NAACP sends its only lawyer, thirty-two year old Thurgood Marshall, to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur against charges of rape and attempted murder brought by his wealthy socialite employer. It was a trial that quickly became tabloid fodder. In need of a high profile victory, but muzzled by the trial court, Marshall is joined by Samuel Friedman, a young Jewish lawyer who has never before tried a criminal case. Marshall and Friedman struggle against a hostile storm of fear and prejudice, driven to discover the truth in the sensationalized trial which helped set the groundwork for a career that ultimately made Thurgood Marshall America’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Marshall is based upon a true story.

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This show is broadcast on SBS.

About the SBS

The SBS is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.

The five main Australian free-to-air commercial networks are:

  • Seven Network
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • SBS (Special Broadcasting Services)
  • ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Seven Network has the following channels that are broadcast: Seven, 7HD, 7TWO, 7Mate, 7flix and the Racing Network.

The Nine Network has the following channels: Nine, 9HD, 9GEM and 9Go.

The Ten Network has the following channels: Ten, Ten HD, One, Eleven and the TV Shopping Network (TVSN).

The ABC has the following channels: ABC, ABC Comedy and ABC ME.

The SBS has the following channels: SBS, SBS HD, SBS Viceland, NITV and the Food Network.

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