Defeat in his campaign for re-election to Congress did not mark the end for Maverick, who has just been elected mayor of San Antonio. His possibilities as a candidate of the future gives added interest to his interpretation of the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and other documents of national interest. Through this medium he gives one a quick survey of our country's history, and shows how vital a part these documents have played in our history and our thinking. And it shows Maverick as a political philosopher of no mean dimensions. The volume contains the actual text of the various documents.