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Author Garten, Jeffrey E., 1946- author.

Title Three days at Camp David : how a secret meeting in 1971 transformed the global economy / Jeffrey E. Garten.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.924 GAR    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description 435 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-424) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Curtain up. Richard Nixon ascending ; The economic crisis ; A run on the dollar? -- The cast. Richard M. Nixon ; John B. Connally Jr. ; Paul A. Volcker Jr. ; Arthur F. Burns ; George P. Schultz ; Peter G. Peterson ; Other players: Paul W. McCracken and Henry A. Kissinger -- The weekend. The wolf at the door ; Friday, August 13 ; Saturday, August 14 ; Sunday, August 15 -- The finale. The aftermath ; The finishing line ; The long view ; The weekend in retrospect.
Summary "The former dean of the Yale School of Management and Undersecretary of Commerce in the Clinton administration chronicles the 1971 August meeting at Camp David, where President Nixon unilaterally ended the last vestiges of the gold standard--breaking the link between gold and the dollar--transforming the entire global monetary system"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
Monetary policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Gold standard -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Dollar -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1971-1981.
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Added Title 3 days at Camp David
ISBN 9780062887672

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