National Affairs: Citizen & Sovereign

On several occasions during the hearings, John Lewis had had to reassert the majesty of his person. On Wednesday, when a cameraman tried to take his picture he swung his cane and dented the cameraman's reflector. On Friday, when a bailiff had the temerity to tell him to take off his hat as he stalked back into Judge T. Alan Goldsborough's court after lunch, he simply ignored the fellow. He removed his coat, folded it with exaggerated care. When he was good & ready, he took off his large hairy black hat and sat glaring in front of him, running his...

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