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Richard G. Lugar, Statesman of the Senate: Crafting Foreign Policy from Capitol Hill
John T. Shaw. Indiana Univ., $28 (280p)ISBN 978-0-253-00193-1
In this well-researched account, Shaw (The Ambassador: Inside the Life of a Working Diplomat) offers an admiring record of the work of Sen. Richard Lugar, two-time chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, focusing on how he has influenced foreign policy. Spending little time on Lugar's background, Shaw focuses on the senator's interests and actions during his three decades in the Senate, ranging from the Nunn-Lugar program to control nuclear weapons to his interest in agriculture and America's role in ending the …