Inscribed copy of AFL-CIO: Labor United by Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg.
Octavo, 319pp. Gray cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “fourth printing” on copyright page. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $5.00 retail price on front flap, bright illustrations, short closed tear along hinge flap.
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to a career U.S. Department of State employee: “To Thomas Turqman, with best wishes and high personal regards. Arthur J. Goldberg / Associate Justice of the Supreme Court / May 29, 1963.”
Arthur J. Goldberg (1908-1990) served as the United States Secretary of Labor in the Kennedy Administration, and was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Kennedy in 1962. He served for 3-years, before being asked by President Johnson to serve as United States Ambassador to the United Nations, filling the vacancy left by the untimely death of Adlai Stevenson.