Quotation from James Forrestal “The method ... to bring coercion and duress on other nations in the General Assembly bordered closely on scandal” — Feb. 3 1948
U.S. Secretary of Defense (1947-1949), who committed suicide or was defenestrated on May 22, 1949, exposing to Roosevelt the means used to obtain the partition vote for Palestine on November 29, 1947.
- Forrestal, James (1892-1949) ( 1 quotation )
" The method that had been used by people outside the Executive branch of the government to bring coercion and duress on other nations in the General Assembly bordered closely on scandal. "
James Forrestal, February 3, 1948, quoted in The Forrestal Diaries , Walter Millis ed., 2015.
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