A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 2, 1984

During the first 18 months of Ronald Reagan's Administration, Diplomatic Correspondent Strobe Talbott spent much of his time covering the activities of Secretary of State Alexander Haig. It was, says Talbott, a first-rate assignment. "Haig is an exciting, often controversial personality," Talbott notes, "with an embattled view of the world and the press. He was one of Washington's best stories." Now, 21 months after Haig's resignation from the Cabinet, Talbott can look back upon a unique opportunity to re-explore the events he once reported. He has spent most of the past six weeks...

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