Shannon, William V.
June 1952
New Republic;6/16/52, Vol. 126 Issue 24, p12
This article discusses Averell Harriman, who is deemed as the cold warrior. Harriman is a suspect personality, if only because the very rich man devoting himself to government service is a rare phenomenon in public life. In Great Britain, the Conservative Party and the safe constituency have offered a convenient channel into politics. Thirty years ago, Harriman seemed little different from countless other young men who graced Long Island's lanes and paddocks. He was best known on the sporting pages where his feats as a five-goal polo player were discreetly chronicled.


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