Aram Bakshian Jr.: ‘Arthur Vandenberg’ book review

ARTHUR VANDENBERG: THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AMERICAN CENTURY By Hendrik Meijer University of Chicago Press, $35, 432 pages History is unkind to compromisers. If they succeed, disaster is averted and the compromiser is soon forgotten. If they fail, they’re often scapegoated for subsequent events. Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister whose negotiations averted…