Stamp Collector cover date Dec. 30, 2002
Marshall stamp will kick off 2003
William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, is expected to head an impressive platform
of representatives from the worlds of law, civil rights and education at the Tuesday, Jan. 7, first-day ceremony for the 37¢
Thurgood Marshall commemorative.
The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary
Building, 1 Columbus Circle, in northeast Washington, D.C. The public is invited, and admission will be free.
the other dignitaries expected to attend, according to USPS Community Relations Specialist Liz Carter, are Postmaster General
Potter and U.S. Circuit Senior Judge Ralph K. Winter of the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals Justice Marshalls
first law clerk.
A musical interlude will be provided by the choir of Howard University, where Marshall received his
law degree (magna cum laude) in 1933.