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When he passed away in 2004, Bangladesh mourned his death and honoured his memory. While Consul-General in Dhaka in 1971, he witnessed first hand the plight of the East Pakistanis, and railed strongly against the American government's support for the Pakistanis.

In 2013, a book about one of his missives and the American attitude to the 1971 crisis was authored by Gary Bass. Which book, which takes its name from this man?

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