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    Justice William O. Douglas Signed Book - Retirement Tributes Full title: Tributes to Honorable William O. Douglas, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, to Commemorate the Occasion of His Retirement from the Supreme Court, November 12, 1975. Douglas served on the High Court from 1939 until 1975. Consistently liberal, in 1953 he granted a stay of execution to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who had been convicted of spying for the Soviet Union and were subsequently executed. The House of Representatives made an unsuccessful attempt to impeach Douglas for this act. This collection includes statements on William O. Douglas by Edward Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, Barbara Jordon, Walter Mondale, Carl Albert, Birch Bayh, Edmund Muskie, and others in the Senate and House. It is signed by Douglas on the first free endpaper. Published Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. Burgundy leatherette, 232 pages, frontispiece portrait, excellent, like new condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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