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Father, Son, and Constitution: How Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark Shaped American Democracy
Books at the Bar
Thursday, December 5, 2013
6:00pm - 8:00pm
There is no charge for this program.
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

In 1967, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Tom Clark resigned so that his son Ramsey could become Attorney General of the United States. They are the only father and son to have served as Attorney General, each first having held other office in the Department of Justice. The Clark legacy, now spanning 75 years, has profoundly affected American law and society.

Guest Speaker: ALEXANDER WOHL, Author, Father, Son, and Constitution: How Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark Shaped American Democracy (2012)

Speakers: RAMSEY CLARK, Former Attorney General of the United States; VICTOR NAVASKY, Author of Kennedy Justice; Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism; Chairman, The Columbia Journalism Review; and former editor and publisher, The Nation; Campaign manager, Ramsey Clark for U.S. Senate, 1974; ERNEST RUBENSTEIN, Of Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Law Clerk to Justice Tom C. Clark, October Term 1953

Sponsored by: Committee on Legal History, John Q. Barrett, Chair; Committee on Books at the Bar, Thomas M. Ross, Chair

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