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Guide to "Seizing Power: The Steel Seizure Case Revisited" [videorecording] V0297
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  • Title: "Seizing Power: The Steel Seizure Case Revisited" [videorecording]
    Identifier/Call Number: V0297
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 videotape(s) (VHS)
    Date: 2003
    Summary: Examines the 1952 decision by President Harry S. Truman to seize the nation's steel mills to maintain steel production in order to support the American war effort in Korea. The move infuriated steel industry leaders, who sued the President of the United States to get their property back. Narration is by Kathleen Sullivan; Supreme court panelists are portrayed by Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist, and Gerhard Casper; the advocates are portrayed by Charles Koob and Karen Stevenson.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    "Seizing Power: The Steel Seizure Case Revisited" (V0297). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    This program, an unscripted, unrehearsed retrial of Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, et al. vs. Charles Sawyer, was presented during Stanford University Law School's Alumni Weekend in 2002.

    Description of the Collection

    Examines the 1952 decision by President Harry S. Truman to seize the nation's steel mills to maintain steel production in order to support the American war effort in Korea. The move infuriated steel industry leaders, who sued the President of the United States to get their property back. Narration is by Kathleen Sullivan; Supreme court panelists are portrayed by Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist, and Gerhard Casper; the advocates are portrayed by Charles Koob and Karen Stevenson.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Casper, Gerhard
    Koob, Charles E.
    Koob, Charles E.
    Rehnquist, William H., 1924-2005
    Stanford University. School of Law.
    Stevenson, Karen L.
    Stevenson, Karen L.
    Sullivan, Kathleen M., 1955-
    Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company --Trials, litigation, etc.
    Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company. -- General subdivision--Trials, litigation, etc.;