Gideon's Trumpet Author:Anthony Lewis "If an obscure Florida convict named Clarence Earl Gideon had not sat down in his prison cell...to write a letter to the Supreme Court...the vast machinery of American law would have gone on functioning undisturbed. But Gideon did write that letter, the Court did look into his case...and the whole course of American legal history has been chang... more »ed." -Robert F. Kennedy.
"A warm, intimate and moving account of a lowly man's case that became a Constitutional landmark." -Paul A. Freund, Harvard Law School« less