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National security and self-determination : United States policy in Micronesia (1961-1972)

Author: Howard P Willens; Deanne C Siemer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.
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"Willens and Siemer examine the Kennedy administration's formation of a new Micronesian policy aimed at bringing these islanders under U.S. sovereignty by 1968, the inability of the federal agencies to achieve this objective, and their refusal to acknowledge that the Northern Marianas people had very different economic and political aspirations than the other Micronesians."--Jacket.
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Willens, Howard P., 1931-
National security and self-determination.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(OCoLC)606387657
Online version:
Willens, Howard P., 1931-
National security and self-determination.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(OCoLC)607934671
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard P Willens; Deanne C Siemer
ISBN: 0275969142 9780275969141
OCLC Number: 43036850
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The New Frontier Confronts the Trust Territory --
The Johnson Administration Debates the Issues --
The Northern Marianas Begin to Shape the Debate --
The Nixon Administration Starts Negotiations --
A Commonwealth Proposal Emerges --
The Marianas Leaders Make Their Move --
The United States Accepts the Marianas Invitation.
Responsibility: Howard P. Willens and Deanne C. Siemer.
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Based on interviews and once-classified documents, this work examines the efforts of Defence, state and interior officials to implement President Kennedy's 1962 policy to bring the islands now known  Read more...

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