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Books: Acheson

Harry Truman's last Secretary of State, Dean Acheson, drove conservative Republicans to spluttering fury. Joe McCarthy jeered at "this pompous diplomat in...

Defense: Anti-Anti-ABM

In the late 1940s, as a vehemently anti-Communist Congressman, Richard Nixon charged that then Secretary of State Dean Acheson suffered from "a form of...

Books: Privileged Heirlooms

PRESENT AT THE CREATION by Dean Acheson. 798 pages. W. W. Norton. $12.50 to Dec. 31, then $15. Twenty years ago, only a Metternich might have appreciated Dean...

Books: Diplomatic Ramble

SKETCHES FROM LIFE OF MEN I HAVE KNOWN (206 pp.)—Dean Acheson—Harper ($4). Few public officials have seen more trouble, at home or abroad, than Dean Acheson,...

National Affairs: Satisfactory Answers

It was the first big show of the 81st Congress and Texas' florid old Tom Connally promptly fumbled his lines. He had moved his Foreign Relations Committee into...

THE ADMINISTRATION: Help Wanted

Secretary of State Acheson went to California on the advice of his boss. It was high time, Harry Truman had said, that Acheson answered his critics and took...

National Affairs: Advice from an Expert

Few men have been so bedeviled by political critics in the U.S. Congress as Democrat Dean Acheson during his four years as Secretary of State; Michigan's...

National Affairs: Acheson Going?

The Washington rumor that will not down bobbed up again last week, with a new twist and from a new source. Secretary of State Acheson will quit before Oct. 1...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Forceful Speech

From former (1949-53) U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson, speaking last fortnight in Detroit and last week at the University of New Hampshire, came two...

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