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The Riddle of the State Department
The Riddle of the State Department
By Robert Bendiner
Farrar, 1942, 231 pp

One of the editors of the Nation explores American diplomacy and its practitioners and concludes that all is not good. He does not hesitate to name names and dissect personalities. Some of his criticisms are naïve or prejudiced, while others would seem shrewd and well taken.