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Imperfect justice : looted assets, slave labor, and the unfinished business of World War II

Author: Stuart Eizenstat
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, 2003.
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Holding the post of US Ambassador to the EU, among others, during the Clinton Administration, Stuart Eizenstat was responsible for negotiating with the Swiss, German, French, and Austrian governments to gain reparations for the victims of WWII, while maintaining positive diplomatic relations. This volume comprises his personal account of his work, which ultimately secured settlements totaling $8 billion for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie 1995-2002
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eizenstat, Stuart.
Imperfect justice.
New York : Public Affairs, 2003
(OCoLC)606933706
Named Person: Stuart Eizenstat; Stuart Eizenstat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Eizenstat
ISBN: 158648110X 9781586481100
OCLC Number: 50754811
Description: xi, 401 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Fifty-Year Wait for Justice 1 --
1 Through the Valley of the Dry Bones 23 --
2 Greta Beer and the Swiss Bank Affair 46 --
3 Enter the Players 52 --
4 Enter the Lawyers 75 --
5 All That Glitters 90 --
6 Kabuki Dance 115 --
7 Scorpions in a Bottle 136 --
8 The Settlement 165 --
9 The Barbarians of Culture 187 --
10 Remembering Dora-Mittelbau 205 --
11 As Old as the Pyramids 229 --
12 Ten Billion Marks 243 --
13 A Strange Ending 259 --
14 Unser Wien 279 --
15 Bridge over Troubled Water 293 --
16 The French Exception 315 --
Conclusion: A Final Accounting for World War II 339.
Responsibility: Stuart E. Eizenstat ; foreword by Elie Wiesel.

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Holding the post of US Ambassador to the EU, among others, during the Clinton Administration, Stuart Eizenstat was responsible for negotiating with the Swiss, German, French, and Austrian governments to gain reparations for the victims of WWII, while maintaining positive diplomatic relations. This volume comprises his personal account of his work, which ultimately secured settlements totaling $8 billion for the victims of the Nazis.

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