Book Discussion on Turmoil and Triumph
Mr. Shultz spoke about his book Turmoil and Triumph: My Years as Secretary of State, which was published by Touchstone Books. He… read more
Mr. Shultz spoke about his book Turmoil and Triumph: My Years as Secretary of State, which was published by Touchstone Books. He presented a personal account of his tenure as secretary of state, from 1982 to 1989, under President Ronald Reagan. In Turmoil and Triumph, he recounts President Reagan’s foreign policy, the relationship between the State Department and the National Security Council, and George Bush’s involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. Mr. Shultz includes his perceptions of many of the political figures he worked with during his term in office, including Ed Meese, Bill Casey, George Bush, Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher and Yitzhak Shamir. close
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