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Harold StassenEisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament$
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Lawrence S. Kaplan

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174860

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.001.0001

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Conclusions and Reflections

Conclusions and Reflections

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(p.187) Conclusions and Reflections
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Harold Stassen
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Lawrence S. Kaplan

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.003.0010

Given the consistent failures in Harold Stassen’s long pursuit of the presidency, it is difficult to focus on his positive contributions to American policy during his four years in the Eisenhower administration. The ultimate objective of his diplomacy was to de-escalate and end the Cold War with the Soviet Union. He believed he knew how to achieve this goal, which was one that Eisenhower shared. Stassen‘s vision of a world free from the fear of a nuclear holocaust has not been realized, but the optimism he personified has not yet been extinguished.

Keywords:   Sputnik, Eisenhower, American Baptist Convention, United Nations, communism, Robert Matteson, Cold War

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