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 many… read more

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 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 telephone calls and electronic communications.

He was interviewed following his presentation in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

The program began and ended with scenes of the festival and scheduling information. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2012 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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Oct 21, 2012 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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