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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Stanley Forman Reed, Harold Leventhal and John Sapienza
RLIN number: NXCP87-A109
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Boyhood in Kentucky; education in United States and abroad; Kentucky legislature; the farm problem in the Hoover administration; appointment as Solicitor General in the early New Deal; presenting cases before the Supreme Court; appointment to the Supreme Court; impressions of other members of the court and members of the bar; cases presented before the court; the role of the court in the New Deal; impressions of men and events of the Roosevelt administration. The memoir includes brief contributions by Harold Leventhal and John Sapienza.
Extent: Transcript: 350 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Leventhal, Harold, 1915-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1915
Age at speaking: 44
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Supreme Court
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Judges; Lawyers; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; U.S. Supreme Court; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Leventhal, Harold, 1915-; Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980; Sapienza, John
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016930-16861