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Baruch: The Public Years

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Bernard Mannes Baruch (1870-1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a philanthropist. This remarkable book is the second and final volume of his memoirs. He tells of his role as an advisor to Woodrow Wilson in the shaping of the Treaty of Versailles. He discusses with candor the prominent personalities of that time – Wilson, Clemenceau, Lloyd George, Coolidge, Hoover, Winston Churchill, F.D.R., Truman and Eisenhower.