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Melvyn P. Leffler, Stettinius Professor of History at the University of Virginia, is the author of A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War, which won the Bancroft Prize, the Farrell Prize, and the Hoover Book Award in 1993.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States Foreign relations 20th century, United States Foreign relations Soviet Union, Soviet Union Foreign relations United States, Anti-communist movements United States History 20th century, Cold War