God and Caesar on the Potomac; A Pilgrimage of Conscience
Wilmington: Michael Glazier, 1985. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. Fine. Item #88
"A PILGRIMAGE OF CONSCIENCE"
First edition of Drinan's collected "Writings and Addresses on Peace and Justice" with a Preface by President Jimmy Carter.
Father Robert Drinan, S. J. was elected to the House of Representatives in 1970 on an anti-war platform. Drinan served on the House Judiciary Committee during the Nixon Impeachment hearings and left Congress in 1980 when he resigned under pressure from his Jesuit superiors and the Vatican. Consists of Part I: International Human Rights, II: World Hunger, III: Arms Control, IV: Civil Rights, V: The Equal Rights Amendment. VI: The Death Penalty, VII: The Poor, VIII: Soviet Jews/Israel. Closes with a series of four Appendices on Watergate and the Nixon Administration.