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➹ [Read] ➵ The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made By Walter Isaacson ➼ – Renegades-bempflingen.de 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 AvereA 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 e.

Nvoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson the secretary of state who was 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 Lo.

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Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle Walter Isaacson the CEO of the Aspen Institute has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of Time magazine He is the author of Steve Jobs; Einstein His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin An American Life; and Kissinger A Biography and the coauthor of The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made He lives in Washington DC

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  1. John John says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleI purchased this book at the Friends of the Library used book store at the Public Library in Laguna Beach California It is a formidable looking book I bought it mainly on the strength of one of its authors Walter Isaacson I have read some of his other biographies and found them very engagingly written There is an inscription on the front flyleaf of my copy that reads To George Julie Merry Xmas 1986 Hope this brings knowledge to your whole family Love Francie The book had all the appearance of never having been read so I suspect George Julie and their family were never enlightened as Francie hoped It is unlikely that Francie whoever she is will ever read this review but Francie if you do rest assured that at least one person gained much from reading your giftI was born when Franklin D Roosevelt was President just a week shy of one year before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor I don't remember anything about FDR and very l


  2. Eric_W Eric_W says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleThis is the story of what became known as the American Establishment Establishment was a term that originated in England to describe a circle of powerful men Richard Rovere has proposed that the two parties in this country are really either populist or establishment not conservative or liberal The American Establishment were Atlanticists Their similar schooling gave them an appreciation for Western European values and the perceived benefit of a traditional Europe They were instrumental in shepherding the Marshall Plan through a hostile Congress They felt a cosmopolitan duty to preserve the culture and civilization of the WestThis was to become a problem many years later as Asia


  3. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleThis book focuses on the Wise men in Truman Administration who were architects of US policy for the cold war These men in addition pretty much molded cold war institutions and are the uintessential figures of the foreign policy establishment Their most important period is the early years of the cold war during the Truman presidency although their influence would still matter throughout the cold war and Kenan outlived the Soviet Union The book was written in the 1980s or the late stages of the Cold War under Reagan If it were written a decade later or now it may be a different book It is fairly sympathetic to this group of men who represented the cream of the old WASP ascendancy but even the most sympathetic will have mixed feelings about the way they handled the cold war In the early phases all eyes were on Europe and the wise men were caught off guard by the events in Korea and probably didn't foresee that much of the cold war would be


  4. Caroline Caroline says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleA fascinating depiction of a world both ancient and modern and that lies in sharp contrast to our current situationFirst of all one notes that this was written by the elite about the elite The authors are both Harvard alumni and most of the subjects went to Yale They served in government partly out of personal satisfaction partly as noblesse oblige While the authors occasionally insert mild criticisms this is almost a hagiography for six statesmen of the cold war Nevertheless the book obviously took years of intense scholarship It offers a detailed picture of the development of American foreign policy over several decades In a way the shared aristocracy and educational background of authors and subjects enables the writers to enter the mindset of Acheso


  5. Jana Jana says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleTrue statesmen who served in both Democratic and Republican administrations We need people like this in government today


  6. Aaron Million Aaron Million says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindlePart American WWII history part Cold War history part biography part discussion of the Establishment in mid 20th century America combine to form a well written account of several key players in US foreign policy from the 1930s 70s Isaacson and Thomas decide to focus on six men who they believe embody the views and actions of foreign affairs during and after WWII and on into the Vietnam War era This book is now thirty years old and was written right when two of the six men had just died and two others were still living so the passage of time that so often helps us to b


  7. Steven Peterson Steven Peterson says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleThis is a fascinating collective biography of six major interrelated figures in the American establishment from the 1930s into the 1960s Some might think of this as another Best and Brightest set earlier in time But Halberstam's use of that term was ironic; here the authors are not speaking ironically when they re


  8. Ted Hunt Ted Hunt says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleI purchased this book when it was published in 1986 but never read it because I was unsure about reading a book about the GrotonYale crowd who became the US foreign policy establishment's Wise Men I was not interested in reading about the prep schoolIvy League world that these men emerged from and as expected the book began with a thorough description of that world However if one gets through the first hundred pages with its crew races and polo games then the reader gets a superb view of how much this group of men helped to shape the foreign policy of the United States in the middle half of the 20th century Familiar stories are retold but through the lens of the story of these men whose names are so familiar yet whose full stories are not usually fully explored The subject matter rais


  9. Vivek Vivek says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleThis book works on two levels On one it is an excellent biography of six men dedicated to public service who were involved in American diplomacy during a critical time in the nation's history WWII the early Cold War On another it explains how the powerful ideas containment anti communism guiding American foreign policy during the Cold War were formed and the force that these ideas took on beyond the control of their creators This is the best book I've read about the Cold War Other books might focus on the theories and implementation of Cold War strategy John Gaddis' excellent Strategies of Containment A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War for example but by focusing on six men who were in the thick of it this book gave me a better understanding of how and why these strategies were formed


  10. Myles Myles says:

    Kindle renegades bempflingen.de ß The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made Kindle wise epub, friends book, world ebok, they book, made ebok, The Wise ebok, Men Six pdf, Men Six Friends and kindle, Wise Men Six mobile, Wise Men Six Friends and mobile, The Wise Men Six Friends and the World They Made KindleThe Wise Men while an enlightening history of US foreign policy is a frustrating readIt is the history of the creation of the US foreign policy establishment its heyday and its dissolution in the Reagan years It is told through the biographies of six friends who formed the core of the establishmentEach were remarkable men Perhaps the most famous of them were Secretary of State Dean Acheson and the roving millionaire diplomat and once Governor of New York Averell Harriman son of the the 19th century railroad


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