In responding to the Skybolt controversy, former Secretary of State Dean Acheson
, who served as one of Kennedy's foreign-policy advisors, caused a stir when he challenged the strategic significance of Great Britain to the United States during a West Point address in 1962, arguing that "Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
In doing so, it really has stayed true to the spirit of the man whose legacy we celebrate tonight, Dean Acheson
Secretary of State Dean Acheson
stated openly that approval of NATO was "an essential measure for strengthening the United Nation" Only 13 Senators voted against putting the U.
Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role,' said the US Secretary of State Dean Acheson
and the Creation of an American World Order
To comprehend Kennedy's predicament, the book highlights an exchange he had with former Secretary of State Dean Acheson
who recommended the following course: we (the United States) strike Cuba; they (the Soviets) strike Berlin or Turkey; honoring our NATO commitments we (the United States) knock out a few bases inside the Soviet Union; and then hopefully cooler heads would prevail.
McMahon has written a compact and readable biography that critically assesses the life, career, and accomplishments of Dean Acheson
, who can justifiably be called the principal architect of the non-Communist world order which the Administration of Harry Truman established in the wake of World War II.
According to the New York Daily News, the crowd in the Dean Acheson
auditorium at the State Department cracked up as the former First Lady replied: "I don't know what portable showers look like.
, acclaimed Secretary of State in the Truman Administration, said:
A very young Dean Acheson
was appointed Under Secretary (then the Number Two job) of the Treasury in the Roosevelt Administration through the offices of Felix Frankfurter.
The following is an excerpt of the keynote address by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, given at the Dean Acheson
Auditorium, Washington, D.
He has written books about Henry Ford, Franklin Roosevelt, Dean Acheson
, Rosa Parks, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter; and edited the diaries of Jack Kerouac and Ronald Reagan, as well as the letters of Hunter S.