The Hawk and the Dove

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Nicholas Thompson discusses Paul Nitze (the hawk), George Kennan (the dove), each a chief advocate for opposing strategies for winning and surviving the Cold War. The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War weaves together the story of these rivals and friends with the story of the dangerous days of the Cold War.


Nicholas Thompson

Comments [4]

alysia from cambridge

huzzah nick! fascinating story, well told.

Sep. 29 2009 01:34 PM
Andrew B. from New York City

How could he discuss the Soviet Doomsday Machine with no mention of Dr. StrangeLove? (:-)

Sep. 29 2009 01:02 PM
Beth from Upper West Side, Manhattan

interesting topic but it's terribly difficult listening to the guest who speaks at a manic pace.

Sep. 29 2009 12:52 PM
Bill S

Just finished Mr. Thompson's book and highly recommend it. His storytelling flows freely and keeps the reader fully engaged from start to finish.

Sep. 29 2009 10:03 AM

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