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The daughters of Yalta : the Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: a story of love and war / Catherine Grace Katz.

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North Kansas City Public Library 940.531 KATZ 2020 (Text) 0001002373478 Nonfiction New In transit -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Part I: "She can handle them, and that's why they're going to take her." -- February 1, 1945 -- February 2, 1945 -- February 2, 1945 -- February 2, 1945 -- February 2-3, 1945 -- February 3, 1945 -- February 3, 1945 -- Part II: "As if . . . the Conference isn't so much more important than anything else." -- February 4, 1945 -- February 4, 1945 -- February 5, 1945 -- February 5, 1945 -- February 6, 1945 -- February 6-7, 1945 -- February 8, 1945 -- February 8, 1945 -- February 9-10, 1945 -- February 10-11, 1945 -- Part III: "All this, and more I have with me forever." -- April 12-July 27, 1945 -- After Yalta.
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The untold story of the three intelligent and glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin, and of the fateful reverberations in the waning days of World War II. Tensions during the Yalta Conference threatened to tear apart the wartime alliance of Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin just as victory was close at hand. Catherine Grace Katz uncovers the dramatic story of the three daughters who were chosen by their fathers to travel with them to Yalta, each bound by fierce family loyalty, political savvy, and intertwined romances that powerfully colored these crucial days. Kathleen Harriman, daughter of US ambassador to the Soviet Union Averell Harriman, was a war correspondent and champion skier. Sarah Churchill, an actress-turned-RAF officer, was devoted to her brilliant father, who depended on her astute political mind. Roosevelt's only daughter, Anna, chosen instead of her mother, Eleanor, to accompany the president to Yalta, arrived there as keeper of her father's most damaging secrets. Situated in the political maelstrom that marked the transition to a post-war world, The Daughters of Yalta is a remarkable story of fathers and daughters whose relationships were tested and strengthened by the history they witnessed and the future they crafted together.
Subject: Roosevelt, Anna, 1906-1975.
Churchill, Sarah, 1914-1982.
Mortimer, Kathleen Lanier Harriman, 1917-2011.
Yalta Conference (1945 : I͡Alta, Ukraine)
World War, 1939-1945 > Diplomatic history.
Europe > Foreign relations > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Europe.

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