1958: The Policy Dimension of the Macmillan-Eisenhower Relationship

  • E. Bruce Geelhoed
  • Anthony O. Edmonds


For Harold Macmillan and Dwight D. Eisenhower, the dynamics of British— American relations were considerably different in 1958 than they had been in 1957. The two leaders had spent much of 1957 in a lengthy fence-mending exercise, and their meetings at Bermuda in March, at Washington in October, and then at Paris in December had solidified their diplomatic partnership and overcome much of the tension that had existed between Britain and the United States in the aftermath of the Suez crisis.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2005

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  • E. Bruce Geelhoed
  • Anthony O. Edmonds

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