Interview with Bayless Manning, May 14, 1981
Part of Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project
- Interview with Bayless Manning, May 14, 1981
- Bayless Manning; interviewee. Terry L. Birdwhistell; interviewer.
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- Bayless Manning clerked for Justice Reed from 1949 to 1950. At the beginning of his interview, he recalls Reed's talks about Kentucky. Next, he describes Reed's relationships with Chief Justice Fred Vinson and Justice Felix Frankfurter. He goes on to explain the responsibilities Reed expected of his clerks, such as reviewing petitions of certiorari and conducting research. Manning then describes Reed's personality and political views. Specifically, he mentions Reed's views on the First Amendment, civil rights, House Un-American Activities, and the right of African-Americans to vote. He also discusses Reed's involvement in the Gold Clause case.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
- University of Kentucky
- Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980
- Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project
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