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See L. Etheredge, A World of Men: The Private Sources of American Foreign Policy (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1978); Schlesinger, A Thousand Days, pp. 186-205. 62. For quantitative evidence that achievement and power motivation are part of a foreign policy syndrome that includes perception of challenges and threats, see L. Etheredge, A World of Men. 63. Fulbright's memo is reprinted in K. , Fulbright of Arkansas (Washington, DC: Robert D. Luce, 1963). Robert Kennedy, in his Kennedy Library interview by Martin (vol.

Press, 1969), pp. 16-17. 17. The CIA's order to end guerrilla training and shift to conventional training for amphibious and airborne assault was sent to Guatemala on November 4, 1960. Taylor, Operation ZAPATA, p. 6. 18. The best reconstruction is that Eisenhower saw no specific plans. He did know an invasion force was being thought about. The record suggests that he did not carefully limit his remarks, and Kennedy may have mistaken the general's remarks to support the type of plan he shortly received.

Hunt had high regard for only a few. In the main, "they displayed most Latin faults and few Latin virtues. With one exception they were all professional politicians whose trade was public demagoguery and private intrigue. . " Bissell was appalled by the original political manifesto the politicians drafted, which promised to u n d o many of Castro's progressive reforms; he instructed that (in his metaphor) a "sexier" set of proposals be drafted. Miro later met with Arthur Schlesinger to review a land reform package the White House was enthusiastic that his group adopt.

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