A Safe Haven:Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel

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A Safe Haven: Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel.

On May 14, 1948, under the stewardship of President Harry S. Truman, the United States became the first nation to recognize the State of Israel--just moments after sovereignty had been declared in Jerusalem. But it was hardly a foregone conclusion that America would welcome the creation of this new country. While acknowledging this as one of his proudest moments, Truman also admitted that no issue was "more controversial or more complex than the problem of Israel."

Impeccably researched, brilliantly told, and based on never-before-used archival material, A Safe Haven is a suspenseful moment-by-moment re-creation of this crossroads in U.S.-Israeli relations and Middle Eastern politics. Softcover, 428 pages.

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