"Between Us and Tyranny" Called to the telephone while dressing for dinner, Harvard Law Professor Felix Frankfurter was still in his B.V.D.s.

At the other end of the line was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. F.D.R.

chatted for a moment, then said, "You know, I told you I don't want to appoint you to the Supreme Court." Frankfurter said yes, he remembered that; Roosevelt went on talking, repeating at least twice more that he did not want to appoint Frankfurter to the court. Finally, F.D.R. got to the point. "But wherever I turn," he...

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