January 3rd, 2018

Voikov

Джакоб Д. Бим: Солженицын представлял проблему для всех, имевшим с ним дело (1978)

MULTIPLE EXPOSURE
MULTIPLE EXPOSURE
An American Ambassador's Unique
Perspective on East- West Issues

JACOB D. BEAM
W • W • NORTON & COMPANY • INC • New York


Preface

If I were simply writing my memoires I would have to begin with Geneva where I started serving in 1931 as a vice-consul and emergency code clerk equipped to handle the consulate's cable traffic generated by the 1932 World Disarmament Conference and League of Nations discussion of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. Those were indeed distant days, as I was reminded by a recent meeting with some graduate students—many of whom did not recall the significance of 5-5-3 as the ratio of capital ships which we and the British sought to impose on the Japanese.
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