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2012 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography: "George F. Kennan: An American Life"

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Mr. Gaddis tells the story of George F. Kennan, a man who many consider to be the most influential U.S. diplomat of the early Cold War period.  Kennan later became a historian and outspoken critic of U.S. diplomacy.  Mr. Gaddis discusses Kennan's life and career with Susan Glasser, Editor-in-Chief of Foreign Policy magazine.  John Lewis Gaddis' George F. Kennan is the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in biography.

About the Authors

John Lewis Gaddis

John Lewis Gaddis is the author of numerous books, including The United States and the End of the Cold War: Implications, Reconsiderations, Provocations and The Cold War: A New History.  He is a history professor at Yale University.  John Lewis Gaddis' George F. Kennan was the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography. 


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2012 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography: "George F. Kennan: An American Life"

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