Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson

American statesman and lawyer.

Lived from: 1893-1971

Category: Politics

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    A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
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    A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.
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    Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role.
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    Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
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    The future comes one day at a time.
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    We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation.
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About Dean Acheson

Dean Gooderham Acheson (April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War. Acheson helped design the Marshall Plan and was a key player in the development of the Truman Doctrine and creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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