This Week in Roosevelt History: May 22-31

May 27, 1935: The Supreme Court declares the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional.


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Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court by Jeff Shesol
The Supreme Court Reborn: The Constitutional Revolution in the Age of Roosevelt by William E. Leuchtenburg
FDR v. The Constitution: The Court-Packing Fight and the Triumph of Democracy by Burt Solomon