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The decision had my approval; it was discussed in the cabinet; it was approved by the President. The only trouble with you is that you don't have the perspicacity of a columnist. Now get out of here.

 
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A decision George F. Kennan had advocted had backfired and the administration was being castigated in the press. Kennan apologized to the Secretary of State. The only soldier ever so honored
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George C. Marshall, 1880-1959, General & U. S. Army Chief of Staff, U. S. Secretary of State, U. S. Secretary of Defense, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Remark to George F. Kennan

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George C. Marshall
George C. Marshall
  • Born: December 31, 1880
  • Died: October 16, 1959
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

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