Eisenhower vs. Warren

The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties
CD - unabridged
Audio (13 discs)
Product Number: DD38357
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781684411122
Narrator/s: Jonathan Yen
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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The bitter feud between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Chief Justice Earl Warren framed the tumultuous future of the modern civil rights movement. Eisenhower was a gradualist who wanted to coax white Americans in the South into eventually accepting integration, while Warren, author of the Supreme Court's historic unanimous opinion in Brown v. Board of Education, demanded immediate action to dismantle the segregation of the public school system. In Eisenhower vs. Warren, two-time New York Times Notable Book author James F. Simon examines the years of strife between them that led Eisenhower to say that his biggest mistake as president was appointing that "dumb son of a bitch Earl Warren." This momentous, poisonous relationship is presented here at last in one volume. Compellingly written, Eisenhower vs. Warren brings to vivid life the clash that continues to reverberate in political and constitutional debates today.


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Eisenhower vs. Warren
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Product Number:DD38357

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