Author Wohl, Alexander
Title Father, son, and constitution : how Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark shaped American democracy / Alexander Wohl
Imprint Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  KF4541 W648 2013    AVAILABLE    30560400506439
Descript x, 486 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-469) and index
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
Subject Constitutional history -- United States -- 20th century
Civil rights -- United States. -- History -- 20th century
Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977
Clark, Ramsey, 1927-