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“Read, learn, learn. learn everything—trash, classics, sturdy and undesirable, and spot how they do it. similar to a wood worker who works as an apprentice and experiences the grasp. learn! You’ll take in it. Then write. whether it is reliable, you’ll discover. If it’s no longer, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom! is Faulkner’s epic story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who involves Jefferson, Mississippi, within the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi barren region. He was once a guy, Faulkner stated, “who sought after sons and the sons destroyed him.”

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6. Mitchell Lerner, “Trying to Find the Guy Who Invited Them: Lyndon B. Johnson, Bridge Building and the End of the Prague Spring,” Diplomatic History 21, no. 3 (2008): 77–103. 7. Alan Schwartz, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003), 210–22; H. W. , The Foreign Policies of Lyndon Johnson beyond Vietnam (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999), 118–21. 8. George C. S. Foreign Relations since 1776, The Oxford History of the United States, ed.

D. , Temple University, 2000). 13. , A Cardboard Castle? An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact, 1955–1991, National Security Archives Cold War Readers (Budapest: Central European University Press, 2005); on new sources, see also the chapter by Mark Kramer in this volume. 14. The idea of turning points in the Cold War is explicated in the volume by Kiron K. , Turning Points in Ending the Cold War (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2008). 15. Matthew J. Ouimet, The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003).

77. , in FRUS, 1964–1968, vol. , Prague Spring ’68, 445–48; see also the Bischof chapter in this volume. S. ” 162. 78. It may be good thing that Allen Dulles was no longer advising presidents in 1968, for during both the 1953 and 1956 crises, he had made disparaging remarks about the Czechs. During the National Security Council discussion following the East German uprising, he had observed that among the peoples of the satellites “the Czechs were certainly the most phlegmatic and the least likely to rise in revolt,” see Christian F.

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