Counsel to the president: a memoir

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Random House, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 709 pages
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From Washington's ultimate insider, the most revealing, fascinating and important political memoir of the post-World War II era. Clark Clifford was Truman's counsel, Kennedy's lawyer, Johnson's confidant, and secretary of defense during the Vietnam War. Now he takes readers inside the corridors of power. 16 pages of photographs.

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This long and fascinating memoir is a fitting reminder of Clifford's remarkable political career. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s he seemed to be on the spot, ready to advise presidents and offer his ... Read full review

Contents

SHOWDOWN IN THE OVAL OFFICE
3
ST LOUIS
26
TO THE WHITE HOUSE
45
Copyright

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Richard Holbrooke is the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.