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8 SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1964, Lake Charles American Press **Viill*'***»*»**************m************-m*inv**mmmmm*mmmirmmmm» AMUSEMENTS AND ARTS 'JUSTICE ON TRIAL' Contest Over Brandeis Stirred Nation in 1916 JUSTICE ON TRIAL, by A. L. Todd (McGraw Hill Pages). How dare the President of. Co., 276!fer a Supreme Court post to a jman who favored labor unions, In January, 1D16. when Presi-i woman suffrage, and the indent Woodrow Wilson nominated j come tax, besides being a Jew Louis D. Brandeis for a place on j and — horror of horrors! — a the U. S. Supreme Court bench, liberal! opinion in conservative, Back There was no doubt that Wil- Bay Boston — Brandeis' home! son had stirred up a hornet's town — exploded. : nest, and there is some evidence PAPERBACK BOOKSHELF 14 Civil War Battles Traced Hazar( | s (){ | Space Travel i MAROONED, by Martin Cai- 'din (E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., :378 pages). Today's astronauts probably \ spend many hours pondering the j anxieties they might experience that he planned it that way. if . (th ^ wer * confronted with a 1 3 situation similar to the one At any rate, an impressive ar-' around which this novel re- brother often fought against brother. DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR, by Lt.-Col. Joseph B.Mitchell (Crest Books) — This is another Issue in Crest Honks' useful "Civil War Clas- j p 0 st, where they won deserved sits" series. ! praise for their departure from conventional historical subject ray of conservative talent was swiftly organized to contest the nomination before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Brandeis had appeared as legal counsel in suits which upheld the 10-hour day, which had lowered mass transportation \ with utilities rates in Massa- j chusctts. i He had won a case before the Supreme Court upholding the right of the state to regulate working conditions for women. He fought monopolies and exorbitant freight rates. These activities enlisted against him such opponents as the directors of U. S. Steel, the volves. Richard .1. Pruett, a Project Mercury astronaut, is marooned in space in his bell-shaped capsule which Is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 100 miles. Because his retrorockets fail to function, he faces death by asphyxiation in 43 hours. Tense drama unfolds as the United States and Russia exhaust all efforts to rescue the stranded spacemen. Martin Caidin is a prolific writer on aerospace and aviation subjects and his grasp of the technological dements involved in writing this novel adds the necessary air of realism. In this one, tho author describes 14 major battles of the Civil War, and places the bat- ties and campaigns in up-to-date surroundings. matter. THE STATESMANSHIP OF THE CIVIL WAR, by Allan Ne- yers, New York financiers, andi tne American and Soviet space railroad stockholders. programs. The reader whose knowledge of space travel is The opposition brought witnesses before the committee charging Brandeis with having an "untrustworthy reputation." An excellent series of maps ! ] cct j on ()f N ev ins essays first help to illustrate the text, and > appeared in 1962, and for this the author tics in Civil War lo- 1 new edition, the author has civ. cms with pit-sent day high- j added three mure chapters. ways, soial vins (Collier Books) — This col-, For weeks the committee strug- ;he battlefield ; might ap lhe gled through hours of testimony. Some of the "very best people" were opposed to Brandeis. ' F>y using the maps, 'hi 1 read", evaluates the statesmanship <'•• can trace Hi? movement of i shown on both sides. til,- battle lines back and forlh | j[ e examines such questions ;i m.-o the country, and see how as \ V J IH .|, s j r i e possessed the ab- .-;i,-h battle tits into the pattern-] t , st leaders, why they faced of (ho whole war, East ant! West, j problems the way they did, and how they Sailed. succeeded and-or Perhaps the highlight of Ne- TI1E NATION DIVIDED, by Paul M. Angle (Crest Books) This volume is the third paper- vjn ._ s .,„'.,, sis is his appra i s ai of back taken from "1 he American i y nco i n " Reader," a portrait of the na-; ' ' lion's past drawn from news- of Brandcis was only slightly less than their distrust"of each oilier. Henry Cabot Lnd^e. A. Lawrence Lowell, Charles Evans Hughes, John W. Davis, William E. Borah. Robert LaFollette, John F. (Honey Fifz) Filz- limited will, nevertheless, be overcome with the apparent accuracy and timeliness of Caidin's account. He gained valuable knowledge on astronautics while serving as government consultant, newsman and broadcaster during his association with Projects Mercury and Gemini. An added bonus are the appendices which contain information on technical aspects of both the U. S. and Russian space- flights. Space rescue is an all but impossible task and the events leading up to the attempted rescue of Pruett offer gripping and gcrald, and John Curley were | suspenseful reading. Because of the topic about which Caidin writes, each episode is both revealing and lhe news as either for or against Brandeis. This "great debate" is the sub- rewarding. Excitement is creat- ject of a fascinating book by ed for the reader through Cai- journalist A. I,. Todd. who has!din's smootn, accurate narra- ... , THE MILITANT SOUTH, by paper accounts, diaries, reports i J()hn „ Franklin (Beacon ;md other contemporary writ-, Hooks > __ when the Union fell m S s - ! apart in 18151, men of the North ., - •-. -•• .w..~. „..„ ,,„„, — This survey in live chnplers,! blamed the South, and men of (followed the long fight from Hive and realistic approach. .-overs the history of the na-; the South blamed the North, j January until just before the I The readc r j s left with a heal- ti.m from 1832. thrown tin-Civil! Yet even today. Ihe question i Scn ?. tc "djm'nFrl for the He-' \Var and Reconstruction, to 1913. I of now an( | w | 1; / w nr carnu ran: ' llltjllcan Convention that year. Of particular interest are ex- ! <'*cite volume;; of comment. u c j, as USC( j | he testimony rerpts from several accounts of j '" tllis honk - tlie ; »ithor has before the committee (many major battles of the Civil War Bought to identify and describe pounds in weight), plus news-- Pickctt's ehai^o al Gettys- j Certain phases of life which, | paper accounts and personal di- hurg lhe fall of Vieksbur", i (> ven in those days, gave the aries in recreating the excile- thy respect for our space pion- - BEAM. n ., Df/ClOfe Grant's assault M Gold Harbor, i ..... the reputation of a land and the evacuation of Richmond.: of violence. Also of interest is an account i Southerners were bellicoso in nf Henry Ford and the construe-! their speech as well as in their lion of the Model T automobile, actions, and Southern authors ment and the acrimony of the' long battle. ; : were not backward WHO FIRED THE F1HST pressing the willingness of their •SHOT? by Ashley Halsey Jr.; people to fight at tho drop of a (Crest Books i — The Civil War, hat. according to this author, really, The frequency of the use of began in 1775, when Thomas • t j u , howio. knife and the dueling Friday Morning Duplicate he has told hi .,, Todd is a good reporter, and Jefferson put 'the phrase "all pistol'\vas"as much a part ofj lie llas a 8<>"d story lo tell. pi men are created i-qual" in the ; ,| ie ante-bellum South as the Ku i Declaration of LKii-peiuleuce —, Klux Klan was a part of the and it is still £"' n § on. \ jxist-war South, the a u t h o r This book is a collection of • points out. short essays on seldom publi-; This is an excellent Aeries cized aspects of the Civil War which may help Southerners — the weapons they used, the : themselves to understand the prison camps, medical corps v.hole range of Southern behav- practices, Indians who wore the ; im- I mm I'ickett s charge to the Blue and Gray, how wives in- j bombing and burning of chiirch- fluenced generals, arid how ' es and s\.'iai;oi,ui'' ; - STACEY. -STACEY. and fourth place tie—Mrs. I. 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