George F. Kennan Quotes (24 quotes)




George F. Kennan
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As quoted in US-Soviet Relations : The First 50 Years WNET TV {17 April 1984)
George F. Kennan
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Referring to himself, as quoted in Political Realism in American Thought (1977) by John W. Coffey, p. 26
George F. Kennan
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On postwar accords regarding Eastern Europe, as quoted in The Wise Men (1986) by Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas
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George F. Kennan
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Born: February 16, 1904

Died: March 17, 2005 (aged 101)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian

Bio: George Frost Kennan was an American adviser, diplomat, political scientist and historian, best known as the father of containment and as a key figure in the emergence of the Cold War. He later wrote standard histories of the relations between Russia and the Western powers. He was also a core member of the group of foreign policy elders known as The Wise Men.

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