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Morning and Noon

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Signed copy of Morning and Noon: A Memoir by Secretary of State, Dean Acheson.

Octavo, xiii, [2], 288pp. Yellow cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “third printing” on copyright page. Appears unread. In the publisher’s dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light sunning to spine, wear at head of spine. Signed on the front endpaper: “With Best Wishes, Dean Acheson.”

Dean Acheson (1893-1971) served as the United States Secretary of State from 1949 to 1953 under President Harry S. Truman. Born in 1893, Acheson played a significant role in shaping U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era. He was instrumental in the implementation of the Truman Doctrine, which aimed to contain the spread of communism, the development of NATO, and the Marshall Plan, which provided economic aid to help rebuild post-World War II Europe. Acheson’s memoir, “Present at the Creation,” remains a seminal work on American foreign policy.

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Houghton Mifflin Company


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