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ISBN: 0060938277 / ISBN-13: 9780060938277

One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream

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  • One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream (Amistad Press) – Trade paperback (2005)
    by Phyllis Vine

    One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream

    Trade paperback, Amistad Press
    2005
    English
    349 pages

    ISBN: 0060938277
    ISBN-13: 9780060938277

    In this buried chapter of American history, a nearly forgotten case of famed attorney Clarence Darrow comes hauntingly to the surface. In 1925 the NAACP approached Darrow to defend Ossian Sweet -- a highly respected black doctor who, after integrating an all-white neighborhood in Detroit, found himself the victim of a community attack. When Sweet and his family fought back, they were caught in a melee in which a white man was fatally shot. The trial that ensued, one of the most urgent and compelling in the nation's history ... Show more

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