The Cold War, The Lavender Scare and the Untold Story of Eisenhower's First National Security Advisor."An extraordinary story. . . a gripping, moving tale." -- Evan Thomas, author of Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World"A historical treasure unearthed . . . A must-read for all Cold War scholars, it is a great read for everyone else." -- Martin ...
|Title||:||Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler|
|Number of Pages||:||416 pages|
Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler Reviews
Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor.
He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only communists, but 'sexual perverts' were being hunted as security risks. It doesn't appear that he went to great lengths to hide his sexuality, but he was never exposed. In fact, some powerful people seem to have deliberately ...more