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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made: Acheson, Bohlen,... Summary
Walter Isaacson

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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made: Acheson, Bohlen,... Summary

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The Wise Men, Six Friends and the World They Made is written by Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas. It is the fascinating story of six men: George Kennan, Dean Acheson, Charles Bohlen, Robert Lovett, Averell Harriman and John McCloy. The six men became friends during their school days or in the beginning of their careers and they remained friends throughout their lives.

These six men became known as The Wise Men. They were all instrumental in the formulation of United States foreign policy during and after World War II. They each had their own area of expertise and principles. They did not always agree with one another but were never afraid to state their opinions. Because of this, they were each respected by the different Presidents who valued their input.

The six men were well educated at the best schools - Yale, Princeton and Harvard. All of these...

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