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People/Characters: Louis Brandeis

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First great triumph : how five Americans made their country a world power by Warren Zimmermann
The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes
The Gilded Age by Judith Freeman Clark
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Michael Kazin
A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time by Howard Sachar
Justice on trial; the case of Louis D. Brandeis by A. L. Todd
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government by Garry Wills
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
The Titanic, End of a Dream by Wyn Craig Wade
Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics by Michael Wolraich
A wild justice : the death and resurrection of capital punishment in America by Evan J. Mandery
Woodrow Wilson and the Progressive Era, 1910-1917 by Arthur Stanley Link

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Louis Dembitz Brandeis (/ˈbrændaɪs/; November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jewish immigrant parents from Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic), who raised him in a secular home. He attended Harvard Law School, graduating at the age of twenty with the highest grade average in the law school's history. Brandeis settled in Boston, where he founded a law firm (that is still in practice today as Nutter McClennen & Fish) and became a recognized lawyer through his work on progressive social causes.

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