TITLE

Shake-Up in State

AUTHOR(S)
Fuller, Helen
PUB. DATE
December 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;12/18/44, Vol. 111 Issue 25, p832
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the reorganization of the U.S. State Department. Key role played by presidential aide Harry Hopkins in negotiating a deal leading to the reorganization; Confirmation of Edward Stettinius to the post of Secretary of State by the Senate instead of the president Harry Truman's nominee; Dealings among Hopkins, Stettinius and allies that led to the completed lineup of Assistant Secretaries; Efforts to appease all interested parties; Author's view that Nelson Rockefeller, Joseph Grew and Will Clayton were bad choices for Assistant Secretaries.
ACCESSION #
14768233

 

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