New PDF release: A Journalist's Diplomatic Mission: Ray Stannard Baker's

By John Maxwell Hamilton,Robert Mann

ISBN-10: 0807144231

ISBN-13: 9780807144237

on the top of global conflict I, within the wintry weather of 1917–1918, one of many innovative era’s so much winning muckracking reporters, Ray Stannard Baker (1870–1946), set out on a unique venture to Europe on behalf of the Wilson management. whereas posing as a overseas correspondent for the hot Republic and the hot York global, Baker assessed public opinion in Europe in regards to the warfare and postwar payment. American officers within the White apartment and kingdom division held Baker’s wide-ranging, trenchant studies in excessive regard. After the conflict, Baker remained in govt provider because the president’s press secretary on the Paris Peace convention, the place the Allied victors dictated the peace phrases to the defeated important Powers.

Baker’s place gave him a rare vantage element from which to view heritage within the making. He stored a voluminous diary of his provider to the president, starting together with his voyage to Europe and lasting via his time as press secretary. not like Baker’s released books approximately Wilson, leavened through a lot mirrored image, his diary permits smooth readers unfiltered impressions of key moments in historical past by means of a considerate within observer.

Published right here for the 1st time, this long-neglected resource comprises an advent by way of John Maxwell Hamilton and Robert Mann that locations Baker and his diary into historic context.

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