New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 124 pages, VG-/G+; lime green dj, blue and beige title blocks, white lettering: wear with chipping and closed tearing to edges; light age-toning visible to back cover; scattered foxing to back cover and flaps; "$2.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, faux-buckram blue paper boards, bright small gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, very mild fading to head and tail, light bumping/wear to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, denting to top (top edges of some leaves slightly affected); INSCRIBED by Acheson to James Newmyer on ffep; light age-toning to endpapers and interior, signature and text clear and legible; shelved Window or case 1.
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Dean Acheson (1893-1971) was a former American statesman and lawyer who served as Secretary of State under the Truman administration between 1949-1953. He was an influential figure in Cold War American foreign policy, and contributed to such initiatives as the Marshall Plan, the Truman Doctrine, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Other major _ include persuading Truman to _ the Korean War in June 1950 and Johnson to negotiate peace with North Vietnam in 1968, and was invited by Kennedy to ExComm (Executive Committee of the National Security Council) during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. This volume is Acheson's objective critique of the U.S. executive and legislative branches.
James M. Newmyer (1919-2010) was a well-known Washington, D.C. resident and public relations co-partner of Newmyer Associates along with his brother, Arthur Newmyer, Jr. Their heavyweight clients included Ford, IBM, Exxon, CitiBank, AT&T, CBS, and Gillette. James Newmyer's son, Robert (1956-2005), was a movie producer for films such as Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) and The Santa Clause (1994).;