Name-Dropping: From FDR On by John Kenneth Galbraith PDF

By John Kenneth Galbraith

ISBN-10: 0395822882

ISBN-13: 9780395822883

ISBN-10: 0618154531

ISBN-13: 9780618154531

“[A] fascinating memoir [that] serves to remind us that idealism and belief as soon as existed within the White residence and Washington, a indisputable fact that could appear unimaginable” (Newsday).
 
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“Names? you will want names? not anyone is familiar with greater ones than John Kenneth Galbraith,” says the San Diego Union-Tribune. Name-Dropping covers the lengthy and memorable profession of this economist and previous ambassador, charting sixty-five years of politics, executive, and American historical past as he writes of the numerous humans he has known—among them Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Adlai Stevenson, and Jawaharlal Nehru—“with a wit, variety, and style few can fit” (Library Journal).
 
This “mischievously and merrily unrepentant” memoir deals a wealthy and uniquely own background of the 20th century—a background the writer himself helped to form (The Boston Globe).
 
“Shrewd, irreverent, penetrating, and hilarious.” —Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
 
“It isn't ordinary for a guy earlier his ninetieth birthday to put in writing a booklet that's as clean and vigorous because the paintings of a 30-year-old. yet John Kenneth Galbraith isn't really a ordinary guy, and he has performed it.” —The big apple Times
 

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