The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jack Johnson.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 25 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Johnson, Jack, -- 1949- -- Interviews.
Johnson, Jack.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson
Other authors / contributors:Johnson, Jack, 1949- interviewee.
Gines, Denise, interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Denise Gines, interviewer.
Recorded Upper Marlboro, Maryland 2007 April 26.
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Summary:Lawyer and county government official Jack Johnson was born on April 3, 1949 in Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina. He graduated from Haut Gap High School on John's Island, South Carolina in 1966 and received his B.S. degree from Benedict College in 1970. In 1975, he received his J.D. degree from Howard University School of Law. He served in the United States Army Reserves as a combat medic in Vietnam. Johnson was an attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel with the Internal Revenue Service, a law professor at North Carolina Central University's School of Law and served as State Attorney for Prince George's County for eight years. Johnson was elected county chief executive of Prince George's County, Maryland in December 2002 and was re-elected to a second term in 2006 where he served until 2010.