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Proud Servant The Memoirs of a Career Ambassador

Author: Ellis Briggs
Publisher: Ashland Kent State University Press 2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ellis O. Briggs (1899-1976) entered the Foreign Service of the United States in 1925. During the next 37 years, he was ambassador to seven countries. He also served in Cuba, Chile, Liberia, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Briggs
ISBN: 9780873385886 0873385888
OCLC Number: 1026403629
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: Online-Ressource (479 Seiten)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword by Monteagle Stearns""; ""Preface""; ""1 Angus and the Acolytes""; ""2 The Foreign Service School""; ""3 Young Mr. United States in the Port of Callao""; ""4 In the Footsteps of Pizarro""; ""5 Uncle Alec Settles Tacna-Arica""; ""6 Mr. Hoover's State Department""; ""7 The Love of Liberty Brought Us Here""; ""8 Cuba with Jefferson Caffery""; ""9 President Roosevelt Conducts Foreign Policy""; ""10 The Secretary and the Undersecretary""; ""11 Good Neighbors""; ""12 Expropriation Is Stealing""; ""13 False Calm in Chile Before Pearl Harbor"". ""14 Everything, Literally Everything, Is at Stake""""Part One: George Messersmith""; ""Part Two: Pearl Harbor""; ""Part Three: Spruille Braden""; ""15 Dominican Republic: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow""; ""16 Pat Hurley's China""; ""17 The State Department Struggles with Peace""; ""Part One: The Argentine Problem: Perón, Braden, and Messersmith""; ""Part Two: The Pentagon, Panama, and Alger Hiss""; ""Part Three: The Move to Foggy Bottom""; ""18 Gaucho Interlude: The Good Old Days in Uruguay""; ""19 A Turn to the Left: Czechoslovakia""; ""20 Korea: The First War We Did Not Win"". ""21 After Thirty Years: Peru""""22 World Power or Fumbling Giant?""; ""23 And Last a Monarchy: Greece""; ""24 Pride Dwelt Upon � A Time for Reflection""; ""Index"".

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