While at the SEC, William O. Douglas became a friend and adviser of President Franklin Roosevelt, who later nominated him for the Supreme Court. At 40 years of age, Douglas became the second youngest Supreme Court justice in U.S. history. Known for his defense of civil liberties, Douglas rejected government limitations on free speech, and he was an outspoken defender of an unfettered press.
Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg - Cold War Spy. Convicted and executed with her husband Julius for providing American Atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. On June 17th, 1953, Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas temporarily stayed the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, originally set for the next day, the couple's 14th wedding anniversary. (They were put to death June 19.)
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton Photos Photos: Public Counsel's William O. Douglas Dinner - Inside
Jack Rottier (1910-1988) was a photographer for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service from the early 1960s until he retired in 1975. He moved to the Washington area about 1950 as a photographer for the American Forest Products Industries. He later joined the commerce Department where he photographed trade fairs overseas, and then the Bureau of Land Management in the Interior Department, where he worked until transferring to the Park Service. Throughout his life he was an…