New PDF release: A Journalist's Diplomatic Mission: Ray Stannard Baker's

By John Maxwell Hamilton,Robert Mann

on the top of global warfare I, within the iciness of 1917–1918, one of many innovative era’s so much winning muckracking reporters, Ray Stannard Baker (1870–1946), set out on a distinct venture to Europe on behalf of the Wilson management. whereas posing as a overseas correspondent for the hot Republic and the hot York international, Baker assessed public opinion in Europe in regards to the warfare and postwar cost. American officers within the White condo and kingdom division held Baker’s wide-ranging, trenchant stories in excessive regard. After the struggle, Baker remained in govt carrier because the president’s press secretary on the Paris Peace convention, the place the Allied victors dictated the peace phrases to the defeated important Powers.

Baker’s place gave him a unprecedented vantage aspect from which to view historical past within the making. He saved a voluminous diary of his provider to the president, starting together with his voyage to Europe and lasting via his time as press secretary. not like Baker’s released books approximately Wilson, leavened via a lot mirrored image, his diary permits sleek readers unfiltered impressions of key moments in historical past through a considerate within observer.

Published right here for the 1st time, this long-neglected resource contains an advent by means of John Maxwell Hamilton and Robert Mann that areas Baker and his diary into old context.

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