Supreme Power

Franklin Roosevelt Vs. the Supreme Court

by Jeff Shesol

Supreme Power

Hardcover, 644 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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The author of Mutual Contempt chronicles Franklin Roosevelt's battle with the Supreme Court, which culminated in him trying to suppress its conservative justices by expanding the size of the court, a attempt which failed and divided the Democratic party, yet still helped to save the New Deal.

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