qA stunning work of history.qaDoris Kearns Goodwin, author of No Ordinary Time and Team of Rivals Beginning in 1935, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of FDR's agenda in ruins. The pillars of the New Deal fell in short succession. It was not just the New Deal but democracy itself that stood on trial. In February 1937, Roosevelt struck back with an audacious plan to expand the Court to fifteen justicesaand to qpackq the new seats with liberals who shared his belief in a qlivingq Constitution.The Court bill, they declared: Adverse Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, 9a10, 16, 19, 21, 27, 44, 45a46; WSJ, May ... On June 16, only two days: Alsop and Catledge, 168 Days, 241a42; Leuchtenburg, aFDRa#39;s Court-Packing Plan, a 677;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2011-03-14|