Letters: May 18, 1970

Court of Last Appeal

Sir: To describe Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas as "something of a folk hero to the young" [April 27] is to understate the issue. Justice Douglas is the major spokesman within the Establishment in America for individual freedom, and it now seems ludicrous that the political bullyboys should be planning a political show trial aimed at him. If he is removed from his seat on the High Court, millions of young people will know that the militant Weathermen are right, that America is totally gone as a free country,...

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