Signed first edition of George P. Shultz’s Ideas & Action: Featuring the 10 Commandments of Negotiations, inscribed by the author to fellow State Department official, Powell A. Moore.
Octavo, [152pp]. Illustrated hardcover. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. In the publisher’s fine dust jacket. Signed on the front free endpaper: “For Powell Moore, with my admiration and respect and my thanks for the gift of your friendship. George P. Shultz.”
George P. Shultz (1920-2020) enjoyed a long career in the public and private sectors. He served as Secretary of Labor then Secretary of the Treasury for President Richard Nixon, and later served as Secretary of State for President Ronald Reagan. In the private sector, he was the president of Bechtel Group, and he was a board member and investor in Theranos Corporation, which collapsed in disgrace in 2018 due to massive fraud. He was also a member of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.