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by George Frost Kennan,T. Christopher Jespersen

Author: George Frost Kennan,T. Christopher Jespersen
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi (October 1, 2002)
Pages: 174 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.4
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George F. Kennan (b. 1904), is best known for his writings . This collection of Kennan's interviews ranges over four decades. T. Christopher Jespersen is chair of the history department at North Georgia College and State University.

George F. 1904), is best known for his writings, pronouncements, and philosophical ex-changes, especially over the past fifty years when he became, in effect, the nation's premier diplomatic intellectual. Through his humane and thoughtful influence, he worked to moderate the fierce complexities of political policy in the West. All feature his perceptions on international affairs and foreign policy.

Interviews with George F. Kennan book. Interviews With George F. Kennan (Conversations With Public Intellectuals Series). 1578064481 (ISBN13: 9781578064489). Two have never before appeared in print-one from the Oral History Project at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the other from the John Foster Dulles Oral History Project.

Herbert Fingarette - 1951 - Ethics 62 (3):219-. Around the Cragged Hill: A Personal and Political Philosophy. 272 Pp. P. A. Gish - 1993 - American Journal of Jurisprudence 38 (1):399-410. Kennan by George Frost Kennan, 2002, University Press . Conversations with public intellectuals series.

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George Kennan’s willingness to entrust me with a biography he would never read was, from the beginning, an extraordinary expression of confidence. least one conversation with her. 4. How much so came through all over again in 2002, on one of the last visits my wife Toni and I paid to the Kennans at their Princeton home. George showed me a stack of loose-leaf binders containing the only copy of his diary from 1970 until that moment. A middle-aged historian, retired temporarily from diplomacy, dreams for the first time of meeting his mother. Kennan belongs among the most revered American foreign policy thinkers of the last one hundred . Kennan belongs among the most revered American foreign policy thinkers of the last one hundred years. He was also very protective of his future legacy, going to extraordinary measures to control it. These included authorising a single historian, John Lewis Gaddis, to write his biography, George F. Kennan: An American Life (2011). 69 Zakaria, Fareed, ‘Our way: The trouble with being the world’s only superpower’, New Yorker (14 October 2002).

Kennan imposed only one condition-that the book not be published until after his death. The family hero was another George Kennan, a remote cousin who had written extensively on czarist Russia and was notable as a critic of its harsh penal system. In 1981, neither he nor his biographer could have imagined that Kennan would live an additional 24 years. The boy and the old man met only once, but the elder Kennan established a career template for the younger. Kennan barely managed acceptance to Princeton University but proved to be a good student, though a social misfit disconnected from the culture of the elite eating clubs.