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Dean Acheson, Secretary of State during the administration of Harry S. Truman, 1949-1952, who played a crucial role in defining U.S. foreign policy during the early years of the Cold War. In this exquisite portrait, Acheson seems to epitomize the liberal establishment elite hated by Joseph R. McCarthy and other anti-Communists. Acheson won their enmity for his support of Alger Hiss and other Communist spies alleged to be State Department employees.
Image ID: 48045
Creation Date: 1949 after
Creator Name: Bachrach, Fabian, 1917-2010
Collection Name: Name File
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: NCB 41
Original Dimensions: 7.5 x 9.25 inches
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