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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made : Acheson, Bohlen, Harriman, Kennan, Lovett, McCloy

Isaacson, Walter; Thomas, Evan

Editore: Simon & Schuster, 1986
ISBN 10: 0671504657 / ISBN 13: 9780671504656
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Titolo: The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They...

Casa editrice: Simon & Schuster

Data di pubblicazione: 1986

Legatura: Hardcover

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Riassunto: Six close friends shaped the role their country would play in the dangerous years following World War II. They were the original best and brightest, whose towering intellects, outsize personalities, and dramatic actions would bring order to the postwar chaos, and whose strong response to Soviet expansionism would leave a legacy that dominates American policy to this day.

In April 1945, they converged to advise an untutored new president, Harry Truman. They were 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, selfcast 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.

Together they formulated a doctrine of Communist containment that was to be the foundation of American policy, and years later, when much of what they stood for appeared to be sinking in the mire of Vietnam, they were summoned for their steady counsel. It was then that they were dubbed ?the Wise Men.? Working in an atmosphere of trust that in today?s Washington would seem quaint, they shaped a new world order that committed a once-reticent nation to defending freedom wherever it sought to flourish.

Sinossi: Here is the unanimously acclaimed collective biography of the six extraordinary men who shaped U.S. policy after World War II. They were the original best and brightest, men whose outsized personalities and dramatic actions brought order to postwar chaos. 48 black-and-white photographs.

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