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Winston Churchill's Last CampaignBritain and the Cold War 1951–1955$
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John W. Young

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198203674

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.001.0001

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Visiting ‘Ike’, November 1952–February 1953

Visiting ‘Ike’, November 1952–February 1953

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(p.110) 5 Visiting ‘Ike’, November 1952–February 1953
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Winston Churchill's Last Campaign
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John W. Young

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0006

This chapter discusses the Eisenhower presidency, showing a president who was undynamic, ineffective, and too inarticulate. Nevertheless, Winston Churchill continued his attempts to achieve détente, despite opposition from Dulles and Eden. It looks at Stalin's idea for a Summit and shows that the Soviet dictator was ready to help end the war in Korea. The chapter also discusses Churchill's visit to New York.

Keywords:   Eisenhower presidency, détente, Winston Churchill, Summit, Korea, Stalin

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