Books: The Cold War's First Family

DULLES by Leonard Mosley; Dial; 530 pages; $12.95

It would be too much to call the Dulles family the Kennedys of the Eisenhower years: the rectilinear and Protestant Dulles tribe did not throw each other into swimming pools. But the Dulles family had something of the same proprietary interest in the world and the power that runs it. From the State Department, John Foster Dulles presided over the cold war and the nation's other dealings with the rest of the planet. His sister Eleanor was in charge of the State Department's crucial Berlin desk. Allen Dulles, head of the Central Intelligence Agency,...

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