Crime in America; Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention and Control. Ramsey Clark.

Crime in America; Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention and Control

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970. First Edition. Blue cloth over boards with titling in gilt on spine and cover. INSCRIBED "For Ariel and Mark / with love / Ramsey" in blue ink on ffe .5.5" x 8.25" 7-346. Blued top edge, in Very Good condition with only two spots on the fore edge otherwise fine. DJ should have been kept in a mylar before now, corners and base of spine have tears and a stain along rear spine edge.

William Ramsey Clark (Dec 18, 1927) served as 66th United States Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. He served in progressive leadership roles in the Justice department through the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. As Attorney General he was known for his vigorous opposition to the death penalty, his aggressive support of civil liberties and civil rights, and his dedication in enforcing antitrust provisions. Clark supervised the drafting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Civil Rights Act of 1968. Very good / good. Item #902

"It is more important for us to hear dissent than the neighbors' fight, or the teenager's honk. An interdependent people must tolerate many interferences involving communication until we provide ways for dissent to present ideas that must be considered." (p 255).

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