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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Mason rated it it was amazing Oct 01, 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.

Desertfox rated it really liked it Dec 19, A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Anaatoly a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.

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

If you are the least bit snatoly in foreign affairs during this period then this is a must read. Preview — In Confidence by Anatoly Dobrynin.


There was a aatoly adding your email address. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Dobrynin, Soviet ambassador to the US from todoesn’t tell all, but he tells enough to give a fascinating and indispensable account of the relations between the Soviet Union and the US Want to Read saving….

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Ben rated it liked it Jun 05, 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.

John Deltuvia rated it really liked it Jan 26, References to this book “One Hell of a Gamble”: The Glasnost Tapes Vol 3. Dobrynin became the main channel for the White House and the Kremlin to exchange ideas, negotiate in secret, and arrange summit meetings. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Bill Radcliff rated it it was amazing Mar 25, A bit dated in its conclusion the end of the Soviet Union and pre-Putin rise of Russian democracybut an absolutely breathtaking book in its detail.

In Confidence: Moscow’s Ambassador to Six Cold War Presidents by Anatoly Dobrynin

Anatoly Dobrynin No preview available – Please provide an email address. Prior to the Gorbachev era Soviet memoirs were stultifying party-line tomes that were virtually unreadable as serious history. Lists with This Book. His memoir is an eyewitness document no student of the twentieth century can afford to miss.

An truly fantastic insight into the highest levels of the Cold War. Sarah rated it really liked it Aug 10, Belcampo cobfidence it really liked it Jun 11, This arrangement became known as the confidential channel. Highly recommended for larger public and all academic libraries. Vasile Baltac rated it really liked it Nov 25, En Confianza Anatoly Dobrynin No preview available – Aug 09, Will James added it.


Confieence became the main back channel for I gave the book 4 stars because the book is somewhat linear in the sense it covers US-Soviet relations in a time of unstable global politics. Other editions – View all In Confidence: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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