The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero
"The definitive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan"--
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|Location||Call Number /
|Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs||BIO Harlan (Text)
- ISBN: 9781501188206
- ISBN: 1501188208
- Physical Description: viii, 609 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; illustrations : 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 
- Copyright: ©2021
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -571) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
A father's prophecy -- Journey into the heart of slavery -- Faith and the founding fathers -- Dread and Dred Scott -- The soul of Kentucky -- John vs. John -- "Knowledge is power" -- John, Robert and Benjamin -- "Do-do take care" -- Destiny -- Standing alone -- "The colonel has indeed surprised us" -- In trusts we trust -- Requiem for the gilded age -- The humblest and most powerful -- The walls of segregation -- The constitution follows the flag -- Freedom in the workplace -- "I am a innocent man" -- "Ever may his name be said in reverence" -- Self-inflicted wounds -- "A vicarious atonement" -- "Justice Harlan concurring" -- "Our basic legal creed".
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