Foreign Policy and Presidential History
Mr. Reeves and Mr. Beschloss, participating by remote connection from Boston, discussed U.S. presidents and U.S. foreign policy… read more
Mr. Reeves and Mr. Beschloss, participating by remote connection from Boston, discussed U.S. presidents and U.S. foreign policy from 1960-1975, including how Presidents Kennedy, Johnson and
Nixon dealt with foreign policy crises such as the Cuban Missile Crisis,
the Vietnam War, and Cambodia. They also discussed the Oval Office
recordings of these presidents that involved foreign policy.
They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
The historians are
participating in the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum’s Presidential Tape
Conference in Boston later today. Mr. Beschloss is the author of The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Reeves is the author, President Nixon: Alone in the White House. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Michael R. Beschloss Historian Annenberg Washington Program
- Richard Reeves Columnist United Press International
- Pedro Echevarria Host C-SPAN
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