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Ph.D. Columbia University, 1964

Office: 6265 Bunche Hall
Fax: 310-206-9630
E-mail: rdallek@ucla.edu

Mailing Address:

UCLA Department of History
6265 Bunche Hall
Box 951473
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473

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United States

Research Interests

diplomatic history, foreign policy and public opinion; New Deal diplomacy; the professional diplomat.

Selected Publications

Democrat and Diplomat: The Life of William E. Dodd, Oxford U.P. (1968)

Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945, New York,
Oxford U.P., 1979

The American Style of Foreign Policy: Cultural Politics and Foreign Affairs,
(Knopf, 1983)

Ronald Reagan: The Politics of Symbolism (Harvard U.P., 1984)

"American Perceptions of the Soviet Union" in Cold War-Cold Peace:
Soviet American Relations, 1933-1983
, edited by Abbott Gleason (Boston, Beacon
Press, 1975)

"Triumphant America in a Shaken World," in Estrangement: America
and the World,
edited by Sanford J. Ungar (N.Y.: Oxford U.P., 1985)

Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960, (Oxford U.P.,

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