Collections: 
0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Interview with William D. Rogers, March 20, 1981

Part of Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project

item | details
Title:
Interview with William D. Rogers, March 20, 1981
Creator:
Edward Gilson; interviewer. William D. Rogers; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1981
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
William Rogers clerked for Justice Reed from 1952 to 1953. He begins his interview by describing Chief Justice Fred Vinson's attitude toward the Supreme Court. Next, he compares Reed's personality to those of the other justices – specifically Sherman Minton, Felix Frankfurter, Harold Burton, William Douglas, and Thomas Clark. Rogers also talks about the relationship between Reed and his clerks, and mentions the annual dinners that Justice and Mrs. Reed held in the clerks' honor. He goes on to contrast the writing styles of Justice Reed and Justice William Douglas. The cases that Rogers refers to are the Rosenberg spy case, Brown v. Allen, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Peters v. Hobby. He ends the interview with a description of Reed's political philosophy.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980
Type:
sound
Source:
Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7bvq2s5585/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.