A safe haven: Harry S. Truman and the founding of Israel

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c2009.
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“[This] revelatory account of Truman's vital contributions to Israel's founding. . .is told. . . with an elegance informed by thorough research."—Wall Street Journal

"Even knowing how the story ends, A Safe Haven had me sitting on the edge of my seat.”—Cokie Roberts

A dramatic, detailed account of the events leading up to the creation of a Jewish homeland and the true story behind President Harry S. Truman’s controversial decision to recognize of the State of Israel in 1948, drawn from Truman’s long-lost diary entries and other previously unused archival materials.

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subject_facet Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States, Israel -- History -- 1948-1967, United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953, United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel
table_of_contents FDR's legacy : Palestine, the Jews, and the Arabs -- Truman inherits a problem -- From San Francisco to Potsdam -- The plight of the Jewish DPs : the Harrison Report -- The search for consensus : the Anglo-American Committee -- Impasse : the report that kicks up a storm -- Conflict between allies : the Morrison-Grady Plan -- Truman's October surprise -- UNSCOP : prelude to partition -- The fight over partition : "A line of fire and blood" -- A "big conspiracy" brews in Washington : the State Department fights partition -- A new country is born : Truman recognizes Israel.
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title A safe haven : Harry S. Truman and the founding of Israel
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