A safe haven : Harry S. Truman and the founding of Israel / Allis Radosh and Ronald Radosh.
By: Radosh, Allis.
Contributor(s): Radosh, Ronald.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Harper, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 428 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780060594633; 0060594632.Subject(s): Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 | Israel -- History -- 1948-1967 | United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel | Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States | Zionism -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953 | Palestine -- History -- Partition, 1947DDC classification: 973.918092
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-407) and index.
FDR's legacy : Palestine, the Jews, and the Arabs -- Truman inherits a problem -- From San Francisco to Potsdam -- The plight of the Jewish DPs : the Harrison Report -- The search for consensus : the Anglo-American Committee -- Impasse : the report that kicks up a storm -- Conflict between allies : the Morrison-Grady Plan -- Truman's October surprise -- UNSCOP : prelude to partition -- The fight over partition : "A line of fire and blood" -- A "big conspiracy" brews in Washington : the State Department fights partition -- A new country is born : Truman recognizes Israel.
Chronicles President Truman's controversial decision to recognize the state of Israel, including the issues affecting his decision and how it set the stage for subsequent Middle East policy.