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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Lynne Olson
They were more than angry, those days when Adolf Hitler devastated Europe while America fretted about non-intervention.
More than half a century has passed, and memories have faded, so it is the triumph of this book that the author has so poignantly re-created a time of grim grandeur when the world was shaken by a struggle that encompassed not only the powerful, but, to an extraordinary degree, the ordinary people who lived through it.
Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power and Helped Save England
Ms. Olson acknowledges that wartime London was awash in scandals, noting extramarital affairs that involved Harriman, Winant and Murrow.
As Ms. Olson writes, Harriman sought the lend-lease job because of his strong belief that the United States was obliged to save Britain from defeat.