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The wise men six friends and the world they made : Acheson, Bohlen, Harriman, Kennan, Lovett, McCloy by Walter Isaacson

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English



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  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas.
ContributionsThomas, Evan, 1951-
LC ClassificationsE747 .I77x 1986b
The Physical Object
Pagination853 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages853
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2500227M
ISBN 100571146066
LC Control Number87673419

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