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American Foreign Policy
Memoirs of the F.D. Roosevelt & Truman administrations
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Apr 24, 2013 Leah R rated it 5 of 5 stars
I love this book so much. Charles Bohlen lived a fascinating life and knows how to tell a good story. "Chip" was there for it all and knew what was going on, while staying humble and willing to admit making his mistakes, as well as acknowledging his own role in affairs. He'll also call other people on their mistakes, while emphasizing that he still values them as friends and that the disagreements stay on policy and not personal. Don't you wish we had more statesmen like him? I compared it to ot ...more