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Secretary Of Defense Or War
May/June 1998 | Volume 49, Issue 3
James Forrestal. Why? He was a clinical paranoid schizophrenic who perverted some of the most cherished principles of this country in the name of his own unbelievably perverse conception of national security.
Henry Stimson. He was a true statesman, not just an advocate for his department, and his contribution to the successful prosecution of World War II, like so many things in his life, has never been adequately appreciated.