Andrew Brimmer, Who Broke Color Barrier on Fed Board

Andrew Brimmer, Who Broke Color Barrier on Fed Board

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Andrew Brimmer, second from right, speaks with Fed Chairman William McChesney Martin Jr., right, before his swearing-in as a governor of the Federal Reserve at the White House in Washington, on March 3, 1966. Sitting at left are Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Commerce Secretary John Connor.