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Chances of a lifetime

Author: Warren Christopher
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Warren Christopher is that rarest of Washington personalities: a wise and witty public servant once described by the Washington Post as "the antithesis of the glitz-hungry, self-aggrandizing, corner-cutting political figures who dominate Washington today." In this memoir, the man whose sage counsel and sometimes parodied discretion brought him to the right hand of mayors, governors, and presidents, shares his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Christopher, Warren.
Chances of a lifetime.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)606515107
Online version:
Christopher, Warren.
Chances of a lifetime.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)631776948
Named Person: Warren Christopher; Warren Christopher; Warren Christopher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Christopher
ISBN: 0684830248 9780684830247
OCLC Number: 44732270
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Yassir Arafat. --
Hafiz Assad. --
James Baker. --
George Ball. --
Lloyd Bentsen. --
Mohammed Ben Yahia. --
Tom Bradley. --
Edmund Brown. --
Ron Brown. --
Zbigniew Brzezinski. --
George Bush. --
Roert Byrne. --
Joe Califano. --
Jimmy Carter. --
Ramsey Clark. --
Bill Clinton. --
Mario Cuomo. --
Tom Donilon. --
William Douglas. --
Michael Dukakis. --
Elections. --
Gerald Ford. --
Daryl Gates. --
Al Gore. --
Bob Graham. --
Lee Hamilton. --
Richard Holbrooke. --
Hubert Humphrey. --
Hussein. --
Iran. --
Lyndon B. Johnson. --
Jordan. --
Mickey Kantor. --
Bob Kerrey. --
Martin Luther King Jr. --
Rodney King. --
Henry Kissinger. --
Anthony Lake. --
John McCAin. --
George McGovern. --
Thomas McLarty. --
Robert McNamara. --
Slobodan Milosevic. --
Walter Mondale. --
Hosni Mubarak. --
Edmund Muskie. --
Richard Nixon. --
Sam Nunn. --
Shimon Peres. --
H. Ross Perot. --
William Perry. --
Persian Gulf War. --
Colin Powell. --
Yitzhak Rabin. --
Ronald Reagan. --
Dennis Ross. --
Russia. --
Sarajevo. --
Saudi Arabia. --
Joseph STalin. --
Syria. --
Strobe Talbott. --
Franjo Tudjman. --
Cyrus Vance. --
Vietnam War. --
Earl Warren. --
Boris Yeltsin.
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The man whose counsel brought him to the side of governors and presidents, shares his personal recollections of leaders and events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Each chapter is a  Read more...

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George P. Shultz former U.S. secretary of state (1982-1989) and author of "Turmoil and Triumph" Warren Christopher comes alive in his vivid recollections of what he saw, did, and thought in the midst Read more...

 
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