Books: Obiter Dicta

FELIX FRANKFURTER REMINISCES (310 pp.)—Recorded in folks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips—key no I ($5).

It is hard to be indifferent to the information that Justice Felix Frankfurter, 77, expects to die without having been to the top of the Washington Monument, that he was in his B.V.D.s when President Roosevelt phoned the news of his impending appointment to the Supreme Court and that, when he came to the U.S. from Vienna as a boy of eleven, his English was so poor that he once told his parents, "This man Laundry must be a...

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