Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First Printing. 288, illus., notes, index, ink underlining and notes to several pages, pencil underlining & notes have been erased. Inscribed by Herbert Hoover, Jr. (who served as Under Secretary of State from 1954 to 1957). Dean Acheson's memoirs of his youth and early career, through the time when he rejoined the Roosevelt administration as Assistant Secretary of State. He discusses his youth in Middletown, CT, his years in college and law school, his job as Law Clerk to Justice Brandeis, private practice in the firm of Covington, Burling and Rublee, his service as Under Secretary of the Treasury and his resignation, and his rejoining the Roosevelt administration. Condition: fair to good.
Keywords: Autobiography, Secretary of State, Supreme Court, Louis Brandeis, New Deal, Franklin Roosevelt, Felix Frankfurter, Dean Acheson, Association Copy