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Root v. Holmes and Frankfurter

Mr. Elihu Root lived for almost ninety-two years and for all of one thousand and sixty-nine pages. In almost all of these he is excellent company. However, the relatively small section of Philip C. Jessup's biography, "Elihu Root," that is devoted to Mr. Root's life at the New York Bar may seem to a practising attorney unrealistic as presented.

Brown’s Faint Revival

We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in the public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other 'tangible' factors may be equal, deprive the minority group of equal educational opp [...]