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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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Dobrynin was a pillar of that system. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. He met 6 presidents and can discuss them with first hand knowledge of their style and also their reactions they caused in Moscow. Gjabbar rated it really liked it Apr 09, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Vu K rated it liked it Jun 25, Michael rated it liked it Feb 16, Trivia About In Confidence: I dnf’d it since I had to return it to the library, but I will ultimately probably buy a copy of this book and finish it that way where I can leave it on my shelf for a year and pick it up pages at a time. Dobryn Anatoly Dobrynin arrived in Washington, D. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Bill Radcliff rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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Brenn rated it really liked it May 03, I’m surprised that this book is out of print; it’s absolutely an essential read for anyone who is a scholar of the Cold War or is simply interested in learning about that era.


Add anqtoly to Cart Add both to List. Dobrynin believes that the ideologies of both the U. To ask other readers questions about In Confidenceplease sign up. Aug 02, Naeem rated it liked it.

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Kayla rated it really liked it Dec 17, Dobrynin presents a view of the Cold War that is fascinating and informative. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Conficence 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 cohfidence personalities that dominated both American and Soviet foreign rel An truly fantastic insight into the highest levels of the Cold War.

Belcampo rated it really liked it Jun 11, The nation that he repesented was a closed society that erected the Berlin Wall, indoctrinated its citizens in Marxist dogma and abused psychology and any science to keep its citizens obediant.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Prior to the Gorbachev era Soviet memoirs were stultifying party-line tomes that were virtually unreadable as serious history.

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His total access to both superpowers’ most important policymakers gives him a unique perspective, and given so little of the top Soviet leaders’ autobiographies Krushchev being a strong exceptionthis is probably the best insider view the West will ever see. 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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In Confidence: Moscow’s Ambassador to Six Cold War Presidents

En Confianza Anatoly Dobrynin No preview available – I read the sections on how the Soviets thought about dorbynin Afghan War. Unlike Dobrynin, the people of the Soviet Union could not attend lavish parties, read, travel or speak freely. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I was left unsatisfied. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Published February 1st by University of Washington Press first published He seems more like an ambassador from Britain and therein lies the greatest unstated paradox of Dobrynin’s memoir: Sold by TexasStore5 and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. I further enjoyed reading Moscow’s view confideence the Cold War which allows the reader to decipher between political propoganda and realistic thought – from both governments.

A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Dobrynin’s memoir reads surprisingly well for this type dobrnyin book, even as he goes into detail about specific meetings, crises, and American and Soviet personalities.