John Doar, Nicholas Katzenbach, Thurgood Marshall

In this Jan. 17, 1966 file photo, Assistant Attorney General John Doar, left, stands with Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, center, and Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall as they arrive at the Supreme Court building in Washington to defend the legality of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Doar, who as a top Justice Department civil rights lawyer in the 1960s fought to protect the rights of black voters and integrate universities in the South, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at the age of 92. (AP Photo)

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