Books: Studies in Statecraft

TO MOVE A NATION by Roger Hilsman. 602 pages. Doubleday. $6.95.

Roger Hilsman, one of Merrill's Marauders in Burma in World War II and now, at 45, a professor of government at Columbia University, was one of John Kennedy's academic activists. From 1961 to 1963, he directed the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research; from early 1963 until soon after the assassination, he was Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, then resigned under pressure because of his anti-Administration stand on Viet Nam. This book is Hilsman's contribution to the growing library of the...

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