The Wise Men

Six Friends and the World They Made
Product Number: EB00570530
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439126530
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: 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 outsider and intellectual darling of the Washington elite; Robert Lovett, assistant secretary of war, undersecretary of state, and secretary of defense throughout the formative years of the Cold War; John McCloy, one of the nation's most influential private citizens; and Charles Bohlen, adroit diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union.

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Narrator(s): Jonathan Reese
Product Number Z100038190
Released: Jan 29, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780804127660

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