Ferguson, M. Carr - Clip 01
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Ferguson, M. Carr; Martin, Peter W.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Peter W. Martin; the videographer, Jae-Hyon Ahn. This video covers Carr Ferguson's experiences as a law student, how he became a tax litigator in the Justice Department, and his career as a law teacher at Iowa and NYU. (Duration 54:26) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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Ferguson, M. Carr; LLB 1954; Korean War; Draft; ROTC; Double-registration, Arts and Law; Curtiss, W. David; Faculty performing administrative tasks; Campus response to Korean War, comparison to Vietnam War; MacDonald, John W.; Schlesinger, Rudolf B.; Faculty hospitality; Ward, Peter; Thompson, George J.; Stevens, Robert S.; Cardozo, Michael H.; Problem courses; Senior library problem; Comprehensive exam; State Department, Legal Adviser; Rogers, William; Justice Department, Tax Division; NYU Tax Program; University of Iowa, College of Law; Compensation in government, law practice, and law teaching; Pull of practice on law teachers in New York City; Satisfactions of law teaching; Wallace, Gerald L.; Lyon, Charles S.; Eustice, James S.; Effect of Vietnam War on student-faculty relationships; Faculty politics; Stanford Law School; Davis, Polk & Wardwell; ABA Tax Section