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The Resource Ike's bluff : President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation, Evan Thomas

Ike's bluff : President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation, Evan Thomas

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Ike's bluff : President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation
Title
Ike's bluff
Title remainder
President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation
Statement of responsibility
Evan Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower came to be seen by many as a doddering lightweight. Yet behind the bland smile and apparent simplemindedness was a brilliant, intellectual tactician. As Evan Thomas reveals in his examination of Ike's White House years, he was a master of calculated duplicity. He could be patient and ruthless in the con, and generous and expedient in his partnerships. Facing the Soviet Union, China, and his own generals, some of whom believed a first strike was the only means of survival, Eisenhower would make his boldest and riskiest bet yet, one of such enormity that there could be but two outcomes: the survival of the world, or its end. This is the story of how he won
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StDuBDS
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1951-
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Thomas, Evan
Dewey number
973.921092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Cold War
  • National security
  • History
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
specialized
Label
Ike's bluff : President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation, Evan Thomas
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Publication
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
3465116
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781908096944
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)BDZ0021726248
Label
Ike's bluff : President Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world from nuclear annihilation, Evan Thomas
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
3465116
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781908096944
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)BDZ0021726248

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