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Father, son, and constitution : how Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark shaped American democracy / Alexander Wohl.

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Author/Creator:
Wohl, Alexander, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 486 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Title Variation:
How Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark shaped American democracy
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-469) and index.
Contents:
  • Beginnings
  • Finding justice
  • The Japanese interment
  • Friends in high places
  • Rising to the top : becoming Attorney General
  • Attorney General Clark, President Truman, and the push for civil rights
  • Cold war Attorney General
  • The Vinson court
  • Evolving justice : the Warren Court
  • Ramsey's rise
  • Ramsey Clark and the civil rights revolution
  • Assuming the mantle, fulfilling the dream
  • Violence in the nation, justice in the courts
  • Attorney General Ramsey Clark
  • Civil rights, uncivil disorders
  • Next steps and continuing battles
  • The Clarks as a reflection of America's conflicting views on law and justice.
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ISBN:
9780700619160
070061916X

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