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The Secret Guam Study: How President Ford's 1975 Approval of Commonwealth Was Blocked by Federal Officials (review)

The Secret Guam Study: How President Ford's 1975 Approval of Commonwealth Was Blocked by... 182 the contemporary pacific • 18:1 (2006) tiations that made the islands a com- News Zero is essential reading for monwealth in political union with anyone interested in the history of the United States. Willens and Siemer nuclear issues in the Pacific and is a have authored two books: National valuable addition to Pacific Islands Security and Self-Determination: studies. Keever writes clearly and United States Policy in Micronesia passionately about her subject. Her (1961–1972) in 2000 and An Honor- research is meticulous and impressive able Accord: The Covenant between in scope. Keever has placed a copy the Northern Marianas Islands and of News Zero in the hands of the the United States in 2002. Willens government of the Republic of the is also the principal author of The Marshall Islands, and it should be Secret Guam Study. Dirk A Ballen- useful in its ongoing negotiations with dorf is the director of the Micronesian the United States about reparations Area Research Center at the Univer- for damages done to the Marshallese sity of Guam. people and the restoration and return In the course of their research for of their ancestral homelands. The An Honorable Accord, Willens and history of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

The Secret Guam Study: How President Ford's 1975 Approval of Commonwealth Was Blocked by Federal Officials (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 18 (1) – Dec 6, 2005

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2006 University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

182 the contemporary pacific • 18:1 (2006) tiations that made the islands a com- News Zero is essential reading for monwealth in political union with anyone interested in the history of the United States. Willens and Siemer nuclear issues in the Pacific and is a have authored two books: National valuable addition to Pacific Islands Security and Self-Determination: studies. Keever writes clearly and United States Policy in Micronesia passionately about her subject. Her (1961–1972) in 2000 and An Honor- research is meticulous and impressive able Accord: The Covenant between in scope. Keever has placed a copy the Northern Marianas Islands and of News Zero in the hands of the the United States in 2002. Willens government of the Republic of the is also the principal author of The Marshall Islands, and it should be Secret Guam Study. Dirk A Ballen- useful in its ongoing negotiations with dorf is the director of the Micronesian the United States about reparations Area Research Center at the Univer- for damages done to the Marshallese sity of Guam. people and the restoration and return In the course of their research for of their ancestral homelands. The An Honorable Accord, Willens and history of the

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Published: Dec 6, 2005

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