Acheson Country: A Memoir by David C. Acheson
This is a personal memoir of Dean Acheson, written by his son, who, in writing the book, wished readers to see the personal side of the statesman. The memoir shows us Dean Acheson at home with his wife, Alice, his friends and children, before and after his tenure as President Truman's Secretary of State. We are taken behind the scenes as he entertains Washington and foreign dignitaries. Acheson's friendships with President Truman, Justice Felix Frankfurter and others are detailed.