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America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War

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Walt Rostow's meteoric rise to power--from Flatbush, Brooklyn, to the West Wing of the White House--seemed to capture the promise of the American dream. Hailing from humble origins, Rostow became an intellectual powerhouse: a professor of economic history at MIT and an influential foreign policy adviser to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Too influential, according to some. While Rostow inspired respect and affection, he also made some powerful enemies. Averell Harriman, one of America's most celebrated diplomats, ...

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America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War
2009, St. Martins Press-3PL, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374531621

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America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War
2008, Hill & Wang, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374103866

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