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Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume IV, 1916-1921
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume IV, 1916-1921 (June 1975)
Mr. Justice Brandeis
Louis D. Brandeis - Author
Melvin I. Urofsky - Editor
David W. Levy - Editor

These letters represent the closest Brandeis ever came to an autobiography.

The letters in this volume are easily the most intrinsically interesting of any that Louis D. Brandeis ever wrote. The excitement and quality of drama which these letters convey spring from the exciting and dramatic events which called them forth. On January 28, 1916, President Wilson stunned the nation by nominating Brandeis to the Sup...(Read More)
 
 
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume III, 1913-1915
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume III, 1913-1915 (June 1973)
Progressive and Zionist
Louis D. Brandeis - Author
Melvin I. Urofsky - Editor
David W. Levy - Editor

With the election of Woodrow Wilson in 1912, Louis D. Brandeis emerged as the undisputed intellectual leader of those reformers who were trying to recreate a democratic society free from the economic and political depradations of monopolistic enterprise. But now these reformers had a champion in the White House, and direct access to him through one of his most trusted advisers. In this volume we see what was probably the high point of progressive ...(Read More)
 
 
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume II, 1907-1912
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume II, 1907-1912 (June 1972)
People's Attorney
Louis D. Brandeis - Author
Melvin I. Urofsky - Editor
David W. Levy - Editor

The letters in this volume record an important transition in Brandeis's life. In July 1907, when the letters begin, Louis D. Brandeis was merely an unusually successful local reformer. His earlier victories against the Boston Elevated and the Boston Consolidated Gas Company, even his stunning success in the achievement of the Savings Bank Life Insurance law in Massachusetts, all centered exclusively upon Boston or Massachusetts problems. But by De...(Read More)
 
 
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume I, 1870-1907
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume I, 1870-1907 (June 1971)
Urban Reformer
Louis D. Brandeis - Author
Melvin I. Urofsky - Editor
David W. Levy - Editor

During his long career of public service, first as a reform-minded lawyer and later as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) had a profound influence upon American life in this century.

In the words of Max Lerner: "Years from now, when historians can look back and put our time into perspective, they will say that one of its towering figures--more truly great than generals and dipl...(Read More)
 
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