William Ramsey Clark is an American lawyer, activist and former government official. He worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, which included service as the 66th United States Attorney General under President Lyndon B. Johnson. He is also known for his role as defense attorney in the trials of controversial figures, such as defense attorney for Saddam Hussein. He was a recipient of the Gandhi Peace Award.
Clark played an important role in the history of the American Civil Rights movement. During his years at the Justice Department, he supervised the federal presence at Ole Miss during the week following the admission of James Meredith; surveyed all school districts in the South desegregating under court order; and headed the Presidential task force to Watts following the riots. In addition to his government work, during this period Clark was also director of the American Judicature Society and national president of the Federal Bar Association in 1964?65.
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