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.

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Feb 17, 2003

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  • Feb 17, 2003 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 17, 2003 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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