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Truth and power, essays of a decade, 1960-70 [by] Hans J. Morgenthau.

By: Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Praeger [1970]Description: xii, 449 p. 25 cm.Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 | World politics -- 1955-1965Additional physical formats: Online version:: Truth and power.; Online version:: Truth and power.DDC classification: 320.9/73
Contents:
Part I: The philosophy -- Truth and Power -- What ails America? -- The right to dissent -- Freedom and Freedom House -- How totalitarianism starts: the domestic involvement of the CIA -- The writer's duty and his predicament -- On trying to be just -- The limits of historical justice -- Part II: The men -- John Foster Dulles -- Charles de Gaulle: the grand design -- Khruschev: the inner contradictions of communism -- U Thant -- Barry Goldwater: the romantic regression -- Adlai E. Stevenson: tragedy and greatness -- John F. Kennedy: Kennedy and foreign policy, Kennedy the politician, The Kennedy legacy, Monuments to the late president -- Lyndon B. Johnson: The summit of power, The inner weakness -- J. William Fullbright -- Robert F. Kennedy -- Eugene McCarthy -- Nixon vs. Humphrey: the choice -- Part III: The issues -- The coming test of American democracy -- Modern science and political power -- International relations: Common sense and theories, The intellectual and political functions of theory -- Government and private enterprise -- Understanding military strategy -- Pacem in Terris and the world community -- The police in their political setting -- The principles of propaganda -- The impotence of American power -- The future of Europe -- The problems of Germany -- Arguing about the cold war -- Communism: The crisis of Communism, Thoughts on the October Revolution -- Facism -- Czchoslavakia -- The Middle East -- The Far East -- Vietnam: Johnson's Dilemma: the alternatives in Vietnam, Room at the top, What should we do now?, The doctrine of war without end -- The rhteoric of Nixon's foreign policy -- Epilogue.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E839.5 .M65 1970 (Browse shelf) Available 0000101173326

Includes bibliographical references.

Part I: The philosophy -- Truth and Power -- What ails America? -- The right to dissent -- Freedom and Freedom House -- How totalitarianism starts: the domestic involvement of the CIA -- The writer's duty and his predicament -- On trying to be just -- The limits of historical justice -- Part II: The men -- John Foster Dulles -- Charles de Gaulle: the grand design -- Khruschev: the inner contradictions of communism -- U Thant -- Barry Goldwater: the romantic regression -- Adlai E. Stevenson: tragedy and greatness -- John F. Kennedy: Kennedy and foreign policy, Kennedy the politician, The Kennedy legacy, Monuments to the late president -- Lyndon B. Johnson: The summit of power, The inner weakness -- J. William Fullbright -- Robert F. Kennedy -- Eugene McCarthy -- Nixon vs. Humphrey: the choice -- Part III: The issues -- The coming test of American democracy -- Modern science and political power -- International relations: Common sense and theories, The intellectual and political functions of theory -- Government and private enterprise -- Understanding military strategy -- Pacem in Terris and the world community -- The police in their political setting -- The principles of propaganda -- The impotence of American power -- The future of Europe -- The problems of Germany -- Arguing about the cold war -- Communism: The crisis of Communism, Thoughts on the October Revolution -- Facism -- Czchoslavakia -- The Middle East -- The Far East -- Vietnam: Johnson's Dilemma: the alternatives in Vietnam, Room at the top, What should we do now?, The doctrine of war without end -- The rhteoric of Nixon's foreign policy -- Epilogue.

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