Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 23, 1976 · Page 152
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May 23, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 152

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occasion to counter McCarthy rather strongly. I said his real purpose was to attack the Army, not Communists." ^ Shortly after, Taylor gave his view that it was "high time people realized that McCarthyism is hostile to respect for law and cherished values." McCarthy called Taylor a "dangerous radical" and announced that his civil service file had been "flagged" on loyalty grounds. "It had an effect," Taylor says. "It got me a lot of enemies as well as friends." In articles and books he has written 'over the years, Taylor has trained his moral and legal searchlight on dozens of important issues. His major books also include Grand Inquest (1955), a study of Congressional investigations and their impact on American life, and Nuremberg and Vietnam (1970), a deeply probing, critical analysis of American involvement in Southeast-Asia. "I've concerned myself with rules of conduct and with the generalities of their application," Taylor says. "Thafs what a lawyer's business is, basically." In the fall of 1973, he got involved in the project to help imprisoned Soviet Jews. The basic idea was for American lawyers to show the highest Soviet authorities "that these trials had been conducted in flagrant disregard of the Soviet Union's own laws," and to seek relief for the prisoners on that basis. · Unusual meeting By a twist of fate, the key Russian official turned out to be Roman Rudenko, the Procurator General, who had served as the Soviet Union's chief prosecutor at Nuremberg/What developed was an extraordinary secret meeting between Taylor and Rudehko. They met in Moscow on June 12, 1974, for the first time since the war crimes trials nearly three decades before. In his luxurious office, Rudenko, in charge of the Soviet criminal justice system, received his American visitor cordially and even agreed to consider petitions prepared in behalf of each prisoner. But Rudenko would not acknowledge any defects in the trials, and later Taylor was told that no action would be taken. Last fall, however, one of the Jewish prisoners was inexplicably released. "There may be more," Taylor says, "but it's all very unpredictable." Sports and music Taylor has been practicing law in New York since the early 1950's, and · since 1962 he has been a full law pro-' lessor at Columbia. He still plays "a lot of tennis 'and squash," thoroughly enjoys the teaching, hits, the piano keyboard with zest and composes music that "often runs to military marches." For several years he has been working on a big book about Munich in 1938. When that is done, he will move on to a personal memoir of Nuremberg. His family includes two daughters in their early BO'S and a 27-year-old son _ by his first marriage. In August, 1974, he married a young lawyer who had been one of his students. He and Toby, 30, now have a 10-month-old son, Benjamin) and live in an apartment near the university campus. Twenty years ago, when Taylor was asked to characterize himself as a lawyer and author, he remarked, "I don't go around hunting unpopular causes on the theory that that is the only thing worth doing. Not at all. I don't regard myself as a professional reformer. I regard myself as a professional man who likes to have a varied practice." The description still fits. . STUTTERING A brtakttvoufh treatment-writ! M 19% «icets$r*te forboft ^MdcMMrM! UMWH| SVNH by MlrtM r. StlNKiTtZ, 1 WiD. it *t bookstores now. Or write total tor FKE detailed MonMtm Send MM* nd iddrtss to JJ. Ufehmtt CoMpeiy, Beet SWIM, E»t Wartieiton Sauri, PMKtetpttu. P*. 1910S. Ideal for the warm days ahead fashion's style of the day --the wrap-n-tie skirt, made reversible or from denim, sailcloth, printed cotton. 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