The Memoirs of Cordell Hull

  title={The Memoirs of Cordell Hull},
  author={S. Bemis},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={317 - 320}
  • S. Bemis
  • Published 1949
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
Cordell Hull, who set one endurance record as secretary of state, has at least come close to setting another. His term of nearly twelve years, from March 4, 1933, to November 27, 1944, far exceeded that of any of his predecessors; and now he has told the story of his life in a book of some 750,000 words, which cannot be far from the longest work of its kind ever published by any statesman in our history. More than nine tenths of it relates to the period after he became secretary of state. Only… Expand