In an engaging, well-written, exhaustively-researched, even-handed, and insightful book, Patrick Iber not only brings to light previously obscure aspects of this story but also details the complexities and contradictions that bedeviled all sides of the struggle.
Richard J. Walter
Richard J. Walter is professor emeritus of history at Washington University. He taught Latin American history for more than forty years and has published books and articles on the history of Argentina and Chile and the diplomatic relations between the United States and Peru.
Posts by Richard J. Walter
The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?