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The Wise Men introduces the original brightest and best, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman, 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, author of Containment; Robert Lovett, assistant secretary of war, undersecretary of state, and secretary of defense during 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781476728827
ISBN-10: 1476728828
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 156mm x 38mm)
Pages: 864
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-May-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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