Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel

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HARRY S. TRUMAN AND THE FOUNDING OF ISRAEL

MICHAEL T. BENSON

Foreword by Stan A. Taylor

PRAEGER

Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Preface ix
  • Note xii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 10
  • 1 - Bible and Sword Redux: Balfour, Wilson, Roosevelt, and the Question of Palestine 13
  • Notes 24
  • 2 - The Man from Missouri 29
  • Notes 37
  • 3 - Truman and the Formulation of Foreign Policy 41
  • Notes 49
  • 4 - Truman's Early Views on Zionism and the Development of His Presidential Policy on Palestine 53
  • Notes 59
  • 5 - The Issue of Immigration 63
  • Notes 73
  • 6 - State Department Opposition 77
  • Notes 87
  • 7 - The American Jewish Lobby and Its Impact on the President 91
  • Notes 97
  • 8 - Enter the United Nations 101
  • Notes 113
  • 9 - A President from Independence, a Chemist from Pinsk, and a Haberdasher from Kansas City 117
  • Notes 129
  • 10 - March 1948 and the American Reversal of Its Palestine Policy 133
  • Notes 146
  • 11 - Showdown in the Oval Office: 12 May 1948 151
  • Notes 158
  • 12 - Truman Recognizes Israel 163
  • Notes 170
  • 13 - The Election of 1948: Truman and the Jewish Vote 175
  • Notes 184
  • 14 - The Aftermath of American Recognition 187
  • Notes 191
  • Conclusion 195
  • Notes 196
  • Selected Bibliography 197
  • Index 211
  • About the Author 218
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