Item #013358 COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT: A MEMOIR. Clark Clifford, Richard Holbrooke.
COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT: A MEMOIR

COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT: A MEMOIR

NY: Random House, 1991. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Clark Clifford (1906 - 1998) was an American lawyer who served as an important political adviser to Democratic presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter. His official government positions were White House Counsel (1946-1950), Chairman of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board (1963-1968), and Secretary of Defense (1968-1969). Clifford was also influential in his role as an unofficial, informal presidential adviser on various issues. Inscribed by him on the ffe: "To Marietta Tree with my affectionate best wishes and my appreciation for our long and splendid friendship. Clark W. Clifford May 16, 1991" Marietta Peabody Tree (1917 - 1991) was an American socialite and political influencer, who represented the United States on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, appointed under the administration of John F. Kennedy. An important association of two major figures of what was referred to as the "Eastern Establishment" that informed US policy and political culture post WWII. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #013358

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