IN CONFIDENCE: Moscow’s Ambassador to America’s Six Cold War Presidents. User Review – Kirkus. Dobrynin, Soviet ambassador to the US from to. Anatoly Dobrynin arrived in Washington in He was only forty-three, the youngest man ever to serve as Soviet ambassador to the United States. Amazingly. ANATOLY DOBRYNIN’S “In Confidence” is surely the most revealing account of the 40 years of the cold war to have come out of Russia. On the.

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He met 6 presidents and can discuss them with first hand knowledge of their style and also their reactions they caused in Moscow. Across the Country with Molotov. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Dobrynin became the main channel for the White House and the Kremlin to exchange ideas, negotiate in secret, and arrange summit meetings. Drawing on his own unpublished diaries and archival research, the ex-ambassador charges that during the Cuban missile crisis ofMoscow made him an involuntary tool of deceit by keeping secret the deployment of Soviet intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Cuba.

In Confidence:: Moscow’s Ambassador to America’s Six Cold War Presidents

He is amused by a pathetic attempt at a summit by a lame duck LBJ. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In Confidence is full of revelations that give us new insight into our own history, as well as into the saga of Soviet-American relations. Anatoly Dobrynin arrived in Washington, D. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I felt to truly understand the negotiations and stretegies, one needed to better understand the strategies each country had with other states the book does do that to a small degreebut I suppose that is not the point of the book and would have deviated from Dobrynin’s first hand accounts.


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Bill Radcliff rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Paradoxically, Dobrynin also credits Reagan for opening a dialogue with Moscow during his second term. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Dobryn Anatoly Dobrynin arrived in Washington, D. I enjoyed this read, but it is not a true history. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Dobrynin began his career towards the end of WW II, when Stalin instructed Molotov to find more candidates for the Foreign Ministry among young engineers; Dobrynin, an engineer in an aircraft factory, was plucked out and told to present himself for new duties.

He is frustrated by Carter and Reagan and bemused by Brezezinski’s tough guy act towards the Soviet Union. Whilst some of his analysis of some of the major events of the s, 70s and 80s are only skin deep such as the Soviet invasion of AfghanistanDobrynin more than makes up for it with his own personal take on the policies and personalities that dominated both American and Soviet foreign rel An truly fantastic insight into the highest levels of the Cold War.

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Expectations, Increasing Returns, and To write it, Dobrynin spent months reviewing his own contemporary notes and official dispatches, as well as extensive material in the Foreign Ministry archives in Moscow. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Through this channel and his more public duties as ambassador he came to know the presidents, their most senior officials, and many members of the American establishment intimately.

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If you would have told me confiidence a page book written by a Russian on US-Soviet relations during the Cold War would be a page-turner, I would have laughed, but that is what I found when I picked up this book. I very much enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who has an interest in that period.

I further enjoyed reading Moscow’s view of the Cold War which allows the reader to decipher between political propoganda and realistic thought – from both governments. Please try again later. Dobrynin could attend lavish embassy parties and enjoy freedom and celebrity status in the US. A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Sold by TexasStore5 and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Dobrynin, the Soviet ambassador to the United States from the Kennedy through Reagan administrations, here recounts vividly the many frightening Cold War episodes that linger in the collective memory Want anatolly Read Currently Reading Read.