A Not So Silent Envoy: A Biography of Ambassador Samuel by Graenum Berger,B. Michael Berger PDF

By Graenum Berger,B. Michael Berger

ISBN-10: 0963564102

ISBN-13: 9780963564108

newshounds dubbed him, "Silent Sam," yet Sam Berger's letters, studies, speeches, and interviews, reproduced during this publication, re-vealed him as something yet a silent envoy.

Sam was once born in Gloversville, ny in 1911, the son of immigrant Jewish par¬ents. an excellent scholar and speaker, he studied economics and exertions difficulties on the college of Wisconsin, later changing into a mem¬ber of the Economics fac¬ulty. on the London university of Economics he grew to become neighbors with destiny participants of the British cupboard, Parliament, and the exertions Movement.

In 1941, W. Averell Harriman requested Sam to hitch his Lend-Lease employees in London as a hard work professional. He dis¬tinguished himself as a hard work Attache, and in 1946 was once appointed as a Political Counselor within the international provider. He turned an in¬timate pal of British hard work leaders, and was once condemned by way of the British Communist occasion for his impression at the British govt. He served at the eu Coal fee, and used to be despatched to Greece to do away with communist impact between Greek unions.

He went with Harriman to Washington and served with the Mutual protection management. A posting to the American Embassy in Japan ended without warning while he ran afoul of best Republican officers, and he used to be transferred to New Zealand as Deputy leader of venture. A travel in Greece within the similar capability. for many of these seven years in New Zealand and Greece he served as performing Ambassador.

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy appointed Sam Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in 1961, the place he helped mould the dictatorship right into a extra democratic gov¬ern¬ment, and set the rustic at the highway to its ex¬traordinary post-Korean conflict re-covery.

After a quick journey because the kingdom division Commandant on the nationwide conflict collage in Washington, he was once ap¬pointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for a lot jap Affairs. In 1968 he was once chosen to function Deputy Ambassador to Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker within the Republic of Vietnam. He spent 4 years in Vietnam, reaping the entire unfavorable rewards for provider in that trou¬bled time.

In 1972 he lower back to Washington as Director of the kingdom Department's Senior Seminar, education senior gov¬ernment and armed forces officers for world-wide provider. He retired in 1974, and died in 1980.

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