Stars Bradford Dillman. The Kansas senator blocks the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, basing his vote on the trial evidence rather than the dictates of his party’s leaders. His vote preserves constitutional government in the U.S. by preventing the Senate from impeaching presidents for being politically unpopular. Issues: executive vs. legislative power, impeachment and the Constitution, and the politics of Reconstruction.
This title is part of the series: PROFILES IN COURAGE
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