After Words with Jack Matlock

Jack Matlock, ambassador to the USSR under President Ronald Reagan, discusses his book “Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False… read more

Jack Matlock, ambassador to the USSR under President Ronald Reagan, discusses his book “Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False Ideologies Led America Astray - and How to Return to Reality.” In the book, Amb. Matlock looks at the role played by Mikhail Gorbachev in bringing down the Soviet empire and argues that U.S. presidents following Reagan have learned the wrong lessons from the end of the Cold War. 

Amb. Matlock is interviewed by Dimitri Simes, president of the Nixon Center and publisher of The National Interest.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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After Words with Jack Matlock

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 2010

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  • Apr 03, 2010 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2010 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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