The Resource Negotiator, Philip J. Bigger, (electronic resource)

Negotiator, Philip J. Bigger, (electronic resource)

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Negotiator
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Negotiator
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Philip J. Bigger
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eng
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The first and only biography of intrepid attorney James B. Donovan, who was recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to broker near-impossible negotiations?now the basis for Steven Spielberg's Cold War film, Bridge of SpiesCharming, bold, and good-humored, James Donovan was a larger-than-life figure who led a fascinating and magnificently varied career, primarily as a negotiator on behalf of prisoners. When fresh out of law school, Donovan enrolled in the United States Navy during World War II and, toward the end of the war, was charged with collecting and recording evidence of Nazi atrocities, a role that then transitioned into his becoming a prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials. Once returned to the United States he set up a private legal practice, and his reputation grew rapidly. In 1957 he became involved with defending the captured Russian spy Rudolf Abel, and then rapidly became embroiled in a much larger international political melee as he attempted to secure the release of the captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. Working privately but sanctioned by the CIA, he made many trips to East Berlin, until his eventual success. His career would then see another twist as he was entrusted with negotiating directly with Fidel Castro over the fate of the prisoners from the Bay of Pigs fiasco. In the midst of his international negotiating career he found time to run for the US Senate and become a university president
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Bigger, Philip J
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Politics
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Negotiator, Philip J. Bigger, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781504711166
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sound
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digital recording
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057ABBCC-C331-40E7-BA5A-041376CE9FF0
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  • 1068039
  • 1068039
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Label
Negotiator, Philip J. Bigger, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504711166
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
057ABBCC-C331-40E7-BA5A-041376CE9FF0
System control number
  • 1068039
  • 1068039
  • 1068039
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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