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The wise men : six friends and the world they made

Author: Walter Isaacson; Evan Thomas
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2013, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Simon & Schuster pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book is a collective biography of the best and brightest men in government and their foreign policies which dominate our actions to this day: 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, self-cast  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Evan Thomas
ISBN: 9781476728827 1476728828
OCLC Number: 816512870
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1986.
Description: 853 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas.

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