Book Discussion on The Russia Hand

Mr. Talbott, former Clinton administration advisor on policy toward the former Soviet Union, sat down with Newsweek International… read more

Mr. Talbott, former Clinton administration advisor on policy toward the former Soviet Union, sat down with Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, to discuss his latest book, The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy, which was published by Random House. In it, the author discusses former President Clinton’s role during the reconstruction of the states of the former Soviet Union. Mr. Talbott asserts that the successful transformation of the Russian states is due in large part to President Clinton’s support of former Russian president Boris Yeltsin, especially during times of trouble. After the discussion, Mr. Talbott answered questions from members of the audience. close

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2002
Last Aired:
Jul 28, 2002

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  • Jun 29, 2002 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 2002 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2002 | 2:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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