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The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero / Peter S. Canellos.

Canellos, Peter S., (author.).

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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Derby Public Library.
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Derby Public Library B HAR (Text to phone) 34047150123157 Adult New Biography Available -

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Includes bibliographical references 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".
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911.
United States. Supreme Court > Biography.
Judges > United States > Biography.
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