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The Eisenhower Court and civil liberties

by Theodore M. Vestal

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-317) and index.

      StatementTheodore M. Vestal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8742 .V47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 329 p. :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3953398M
      ISBN 100275972844
      LC Control Number2001051175

      This is a timeline of the to civil rights movement in the United States, a nonviolent midth century freedom movement to gain legal equality and the enforcement of constitutional rights for African goals of the movement included securing equal protection under the law, ending legally established racial discrimination, and gaining equal access to public facilities. Eisenhower vs. Warren: The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties FDR and Chief Justice Hughes: The President, the Supreme Court, and the Epic Battle over the New Deal.

      the progressive civil rights decisions of the Warren Court and have cited Eisenhower as an example of the futility of a president attempting to predict judicial behavior while selecting justices for the Supreme Court. The truth, however, is that in the area of civil rights Eisenhower got . On national security grounds, Eisenhower, along with much of the public, also privately rejected court decisions defeating government efforts to punish suspected communists. While respecting Eisenhower's viewpoint, the author generally sides with Warren in faulting the president's failure to provide clearer moral leadership in the civil rights.

      President Dwight Eisenhower had been urged to meet with civil rights leaders for some time, and finally agreed to do so on this day. Attending were A. Philip Randolph, Dr. Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP, and Lester Granger of the National Urban League. The American Civil Liberties Union sued Clearview AI on Thursday, arguing that the facial recognition startup violated the privacy of Illinois residents in amassing a database of more than 3 billion photos scraped from websites and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.


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Simon. The others were, What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States and, Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers/5(8). Arguing that the Eisenhower Court has been underrated by historians, Vestal (political science, Oklahoma State U.) analyzes the principal decisions of the Eisenhower Court, focusing on a number of important civil liberties cases decided by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren in the terms.

The bitter feud between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Chief Justice Earl Warren framed the tumultuous future of the modern civil rights movement.

Eisenhower was a gradualist who wanted to coax white Americans in the South into eventually accepting integration, while Warren, author of the Supreme Court’s historic unanimous opinion in Brown v. Arguing that the Eisenhower Court has been underrated by historians, Vestal analyzes the principal decisions of the Eisenhower Court, focusing on a number of important civil liberties cases decided by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren in the terms.

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Broadwater concludes that while Eisenhower personally despised McCarthy and eventually presided over the end of the Red Scare, the president was also a committed anti-Communist who frequently displayed little concern for American civil liberties. Originally published in It is this court’s decision and Eisenhower’s unshakeable belief in the retrogressive nature of the segregation policy that would inspire the passage of the Civil Rights Act of To understand the magnanimity of Eisenhower’s achievement as far as civil rights act is concerned, it is important to look at the near insurmountable.

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The Supreme Court’s decision the fascinating aspects of the Eisenhower years from a civil liberties perspective are the changes that swept through American society.

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