George F. Kennan: An American Life

John Lewis Gaddis talked about his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, George F. Kennan: An American Life. Mr. Kennan was considered by… read more

John Lewis Gaddis talked about his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, George F. Kennan: An American Life. Mr. Kennan was considered by many to be the most influential U.S. diplomat of the early Cold War period. He later became a historian and outspoken critic of U.S. diplomacy. Professor Gaddis responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. close

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

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George F. Kennan: An American Life

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 22, 2012
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Oct 21, 2012

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 1:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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