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George F. Kennan : an American life

Author: John Lewis Gaddis; Malcolm Hilgartner; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : CD for computer : MP3 : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define US policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades. This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: George F Kennan
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis Gaddis; Malcolm Hilgartner; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455155392 145515539X
OCLC Number: 769185926
Notes: Compact disc, MP3 format.
"Tracks Every 10 Minutes and by Chapter."
Performer(s): Read by Malcolm Hilgartner.
Description: 3 sound discs (ca. 32 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
Responsibility: by John Lewis Gaddis.

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In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define US policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades. This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become one of the most outspoken critics of American diplomacy, politics, and culture during the last half of the twentieth century. Now the full scope of Kennan's long life and vast influence is revealed by one of today's most important Cold War scholars.

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