The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):9.3 x 6.2 x 1.5
- Publication Date:June 4, 1997
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A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, "The Wise Men" introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman, the freewheeling diplomat and Roosevelt's special envoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson, the secretary of state who was more responsible for the Truman Doctrine than Truman and for the Marshall Plan than General Marshall; George Kennan, self-cast outsider and intellectual darling of the Washington elite; Robert Lovett, assistant secretary of war, undersecretary of state, and secretary of defense throughout the formative years of the Cold War; John McCloy, one of the nation's most influential private citizens; and Charles Bohlen, adroit diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union.
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