Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler

Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler

The Cold War, The Lavender Scare and the Untold Story of Eisenhower's First National Security Advisor. "An extraordinary story. . . a gripping, moving tale." -- Evan Thomas, author of Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World "A historical treasure unearthed . . . A must-read for all Cold War scholars, it is a great read for everyone else." -- Marti The Cold War, The Lavender Scare and the Untold Story of Eisenhower's First National Security Advisor. "An ext...

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Title:Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler
Author:Peter Shinkle
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Genres:Biography
ISBN:158642243X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:416 pages pages

Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler Reviews

  • Arlakan
    Jul 26, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Brent
    Nov 16, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Lianne Burwell
    Nov 07, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

  • Columbus
    Sep 02, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Kaje Harper
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Kim
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Biblio Jungle (Dana)
    Jul 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • cheryl
    Mar 18, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Diana
    Jul 24, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Abigail Welhouse
    Jun 12, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Zac
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Robert
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Michael Jepson
    Jan 13, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Jerome
    Mar 14, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Miss M
    Sep 04, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Tania
    Nov 14, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Hany
    Mar 14, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Devin
    Oct 17, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Joel Martin
    Jan 12, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Carlos
    Nov 15, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Mary
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Laurence Brengle
    Feb 16, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Danielle
    Sep 18, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • willowdog
    Oct 17, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

  • willowdog
    Oct 17, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

  • Cristie Underwood
    Aug 13, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Anup Gokhale
    Jan 03, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Chris Carson
    Dec 08, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

  • Allen Leverett
    Jan 27, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Mary Anne
    Oct 21, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Marie Loerzel
    Dec 17, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Kusaimamekirai
    Jul 20, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Brett Fulesday
    Jan 27, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Don King
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • William Benner
    Jan 05, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Steven Barnes
    Jan 12, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Jennifer
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Jon Gill
    Nov 27, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Tim Flack
    Jan 03, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Shonda
    Jul 26, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • peri
    Aug 25, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Em
    Mar 24, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Philip Shackelford
    Oct 11, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Pawansingh
    Jan 30, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Gina Piantoni
    Nov 04, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Nevona Friedman
    Sep 29, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

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  • Ros
    Mar 24, 2018

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Carol Tummarello
    Jan 01, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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  • Jeremiah Russler
    Jan 10, 2019

    Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle is a very interesting combination of biography and history. On the whole, it is a biography of Robert Cutler, who was the first National Security Advisor. He was also a gay man working in the government during the McCarthy era, when not only commun...

    The life of Robert Cutler, a confidant of President Eisenhower, who compartmentalized his gay life for 40 years, is wonderfully told. If one is looking for a gay life during the 1930's through 1960's, one will be disappointed. After an experience in his youth, he seems to have buried t...

    A terrific read. If you?re interested in IKE?s presidency, the Cold War, or what it was like to live as a gay man in the 50?s closet, this is a terrific story. Well worth the read. ...

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