Averell Harriman


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Noun1.Averell Harriman - United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
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In one of my favorite books, The Wise Men, Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas describe the extraordinary skills and talents of the handful of men, including Averell Harriman, Dean Acheson, and George Kennan, who fashioned the modern world order out of the rubble of World War II.
Our nadir came in 1958, when Nelson Rockefeller and Averell Harriman faced off in a battle of adulterous plutocrats.
Governor Averell Harriman thought that perhaps Tito's intervention with Ho Chi Minh might lead to talks.
Diplomat Sumner Wells, lawyer Bill Donovan, presidential confidant and fixer, Harry Hopkins, wealthy socialite Averell Harriman, and former presidential candidate Wendell Wilkie took on assignments that ultimately gave FDR the confidence to join the Soviet Union and Britain in the battle to stop Hitler, thus, creating the "Big Three.
Kenneth Rush, former deputy secretary of State and ambassador to Germany, became the founding co-chairman, and early members included such luminaries as Angier Biddle Duke, Averell Harriman, John Sherman Cooper and Ellsworth Bunker.
Marshall Fields, Averell Harriman, Jay Carlisle and others were among these American luminaries.
Averell Harriman, John Kenneth Galbraith, Shirley Temple Black, Dr.
He kept the company of such great American statesmen and presidential advisers as Averell Harriman, Clark Clifford and Cyrus Vance.
Bobbie" Lehman, who joined the firm in 1919, when he was in his late 20s, was a Yale friend of Averell Harriman and a polo player, fly fisherman and duck hunter; he and Harriman were lifelong friends and business partners.
PIONEER: Captain James Percy EARLY FLIGHT: Top, a Canopus; above a Cirrus Moth; far left a Constellation; left Winston Churchill with Averell Harriman and Josef Stalin
They include Frank Lowe, Averell Harriman, Ned Almond, Matthew Ridgway, Dean Acheson, George Marshall, Joe Martin, and Robert Taft, to name a few.
Murrow, the head of CBS News in Europe; and Averell Harriman, the U.