"WE HELPED TO OVERTHROW THE BATISTA DICTATORSHIP… ONLY TO INSTALL THE CASTRO DICTATORSHIP"
(COHN, Roy) (DELOACH, Cartha) SMITH, Earl E.T. Fourth Floor. New York, 1962.
First edition of Smith's dramatic account of his time as Eisenbower's ambassador to Cuba in the late 1950s, charging the U.S. with playing "a major role in bringing Castro to power," inscribed by Smith in the year of publication to Cartha "Deke" DeLoach, Hoover's No. 3 at the FBI: "With best wishes to Deke De Loache [sic] from Earl E.T. Smith, 1962." Yhis copy with the laid-in business card of Roy Cohn, Joseph McCarthy's infamous chief counsel. $1250.