Sunday, June 24, 2018

Laurence Tribe's six book recommendations

Laurence Tribe is a Harvard law professor and leading constitutional scholar. His latest book, co-authored with Joshua Matz, is To End A Presidency, an examination of presidential impeachment. One of six books he recommended at The Week magazine:
Lincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills

We all know Lincoln's masterpiece, but until I read this gripping account of its making and of its way of linking our Constitution and Declaration of Independence, I had not fully grasped the genius of Lincoln's ringing reformulation of our nation's meaning.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue