Abe Fortas was a New Dealer, a sub-cabinet official, the founder of an eminent Washington law firm, a lose adviser to Lyndon Johnson, and a Supreme Court justice. Nominated by Johnson to be Chief Justice, he was rejected by Congress and resigned from the Court early in the Nixon administration under a cloud of impending scandal. This engrossing book-the first full biography of Abe Fortas-tells his dramatic story. Drawing on Fortas's previously unavailable personal papers, on numerous archives, and on extensive interviews ...

Abe Fortas: A Biography 1992, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300052589

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Abe Fortas: A Biography 1990, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300046694