Mr. Hull, with the editorial assistance of Andrew Berding, retraces his career, with most emphasis, of course, on his nearly 12 years as Secretary of State. There are no remarkable disclosures about his tenure of office, though many important details are given for the first time. The style is simple, at times almost homely, and reveals a man deeply attached to certain principles and on the whole sure that his policies were the best ones for putting those principles into effect.
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