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Review: 'Citizen Clark ... A Life of Principle' does not do justice to life of former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark

Review: 'Citizen Clark ... A Life of Principle' does not do justice to life of former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark

Ramsey Clark is the kind of public servant the likes of whom we don’t see too often these days. The unstructured and rather amateurish documentary “Citizen Clark …A Life of Principle,” directed by Joseph C. Stillman, depicts the compassionate Clark’s remarkable life in his own words and the memories of those around him.

The son of Tom C. Clark, who served as U.S. Attorney General in the late 1940s and and on the Supreme Court, Ramsey Clark is the epitome of what is meant by the term the “Greatest Generation.” He enlisted in the Marines at age 17 to serve in World War II, went to college on the G.I. Bill, was named an Assistant Attorney General by President Kennedy and served as...

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