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Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol (1952)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
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    The Quiet General (Review)
    Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol, by John Gunther
    1. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    Commonweal, February 8, 1952, p. 452
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    Portrait of a General (Review)
    Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol, by John Gunther
    1. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    The Saturday Review, February 9, 1952, p. 13
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    Views by Several Hands (3 Reviews)
    Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol, by John Gunther
    1. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    2. General Ike by Alden Hatch
    3. What Eisenhower Thinks by Allan Taylor and Dwight D. Eisenhower
    The New Republic, June 9, 1952, p. 20
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (4 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    2. Lincoln and His Generals by T. Harry Williams
    3. I Led Three Lives by Herbert A. Philbrick
    4. Let It Come Down by Paul Bowles
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1952, pp. 82-84
  5. Views & Reviews
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    Generals in Politics (5 Reviews)
    A Soldier's Story, by Omar N. Bradley
    1. A Soldier's Story by Omar N. Bradley
    2. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    3. Douglas MacArthur by Clark Lee and Richard Henschel
    4. The Marshall Story by Robert Payne
    5. Melville Goodwin, USA by John P. Marquand
    The Reporter, April 1, 1952, pp. 33-35
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    Briefly Noted (9 Reviews)
    General
    1. The Challenge to Isolation, 1937-1940 by William L. Langer and S. Everett Gleason
    2. The Years That Were Fat by George N. Kates
    3. Heavens on Earth by Mark Holloway
    4. The Great Rascal by Jay Monaghan
    5. Danger Spot of Europe by Alan Houghton Brodrick
    6. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    7. Memories and Portraits by Ivan Bunin
    8. Matisse: His Art and His Public by Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
    9. Exiles by James Joyce
    The New Yorker, February 2, 1952, pp. 66-67
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    New Books (12 Reviews)
    From General to Caviar
    1. Mr. President by William Hillman
    2. What Eisenhower Thinks by Allan Taylor and Dwight D. Eisenhower
    3. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    4. The Pillar by David Harry Walker
    5. Serenade to the Big Bird by Bert Stiles
    6. Jefferson Selleck by Carl Jonas
    7. The Works of Love by Wright Morris
    8. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    9. Children of the Rainbow by Bryan MacMahon
    10. The Best of the Best American Short Stories, 1915-1950 by Martha Foley
    11. The Portable Roman Reader by Basil Davenport
    12. Grand Right and Left by Louis Kronenberger
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1952, pp. 101-107
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    Recent Books on International Relations (20 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. The Challenge to Isolation, 1937-1940 by William L. Langer and S. Everett Gleason
    2. Design for War by Frederic R. Sanborn
    3. The Pattern of Responsibility by Dean Acheson and McGeorge Bundy
    4. Joe Tumulty and the Wilson Era by John Morton Blum
    5. Across World Frontiers by Thomas W. Lamont
    6. Beckoning Frontiers: Public and Personal Recollections by Marriner S. Eccles and Sidney Hyman
    7. Fifty Billion Dollars by Jesse H. Jones and Edward Angly
    8. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    9. A Foreign Policy for Americans by Robert A. Taft
    10. Man Was Meant to Be Free by Harold E. Stassen
    11. The Presidency by Stefan Lorant
    12. Congress: Its Contemporary Role by Ernest S. Griffith
    13. The Economics of Mobilization and Inflation by Seymour E. Harris
    14. Capitalism in America by Frederick Martin Stern
    15. Impact of War on Federal Personnel Administration, 1939-45 by Gladys M. Kammerer
    16. Ships for Victory by Frederic Chapin Lane, Blanche D. Coll, and Gerald J. Fischer, ...
    17. What's Ahead for American Business by Sumner H. Slichter
    18. Public Relations and American Democracy by John A.R. Pimlott
    19. America's Colonial Experiment by Julius W. Pratt
    20. The Cross, the Sword, and the Dollar by Charles C. Hilliard
    Foreign Affairs, April 1952, pp. 498-500
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    Brief Comments (28 Reviews)
    Twenty-nine outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Desert Year by Joseph Wood Krutch
    2. The Geography of Hunger by Josue de Castro
    3. West African Explorers by Cecil Howard
    4. The Era of Good Feelings by George Dangerfield
    5. The Life of Billy Yank by Bell Irvin Wiley
    6. Mr. President by William Hillman
    7. How to Get Rich in Washington by Blair Bolles
    8. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    9. New Hopes for a Changing World by Bertrand Russell
    10. The Lonely Tower by Thomas R. Henn
    11. City of Discontent by Mark Harris
    12. Horace Walpole's Correspondence by W.S. Lewis, A Dayle Wallace, and Horace Walpole
    13. Funds and Foundations: Their Policies, Past and Present by Abraham Flexner and Esther S. Bailey
    14. The Story of the Rockefeller Foundation by Raymond B. Fosdick
    15. The Great Days of Piracy in the West Indies by George Woodbury
    16. The Autobiography of a Hunted Priest by John Gerard
    17. As You Pass by by Kenneth Holcomb Dunshee
    18. Dance to the Piper by Agnes de Mille
    19. Duveen by S.N. Behrman
    20. This Crooked Way by Elizabeth Spencer
    21. The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford
    22. Jefferson Selleck by Carl Jonas
    23. Grand Right and Left by Louis Kronenberger
    24. Spark of Life by Erich Maria Remarque
    25. The Swift Cloud by Sigrid de Lima
    26. Clara by Lonnie Coleman
    27. The Groves of Academe by Mary McCarthy
    28. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson by Julian P. Boyd, Lyman H. Butterfield, and Mina R. Bryan, ...
    The American Scholar, Summer 1952, pp. 378-386