New York: David Mccay, 1962. Illustrated by Inscribed by Hirschmann. Item #36536
8vo; 312 pages; Inscribed by Hirschmann. Includes 6-page index Hirschmann was a trustee of the New School for Social Research, a member of La Guardia's "kitchen cabinet, " worked for the UNRRA, and, remarkabley, the first person ever to offer FM music ot the public (over WABF-FM) . More importantly, Hirschmann was sent by Roosevelt on a secret mission to Turkeyto negotiate with Eichmann's agents for the rescue of Jewish children. "In one instance, he traded four Americna visas for the lives of 100, 000 Roumanian Jews and on another occation he arrangged with Apostolic DelegateAngelo Roncalli, now Pope John XXIII, for the exodus of thousands of Jews from Hungary. " Hirschmann's memoirs includes these reminiscences, as well as material on Tito, Nasser, Toscanini, and Justices Brandeis & Frakfurter. Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-129-2).