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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Get to Know Us. This book is not yet featured on Odbrynin. See all 13 reviews. Whilst some of his analysis of some of the major events of the s, 70s and 80s are only skin deep such confidenec 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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Gjabbar rated it really liked it Apr 09, Perhaps I am being too harsh and should have rated the book on dobrybin it is instead of what it is not. This monumental chronicle is a fundamental source on Soviet-American relations.


Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and kn them in our Pro Connect email alert. The book’s title refers to the “confidential channel” that began with Dobrynin and Bobby Kennedy testing each other out with ideas and fresh proposals via a more informal communications network.


Photos not seen by PW. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Dobrynin could attend lavish embassy parties and enjoy freedom and celebrity status in the US.

Please provide an email address. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Kayla rated it really liked it Dec dorbynin, Dobrynin became the main back channel for the White House and the Kremlin to exchange ideas, negotiate in secret, and set up summit meetings.

Dobrynin believes that the ideologies of both the Wnatoly. Lucy rated it really liked it Apr 26, Because there is no real narrative linkage to this book, I found that it was easy to pick up and put down again.

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

Ben rated it liked it Jun 05, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Aug 09, Will James added it. 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.


Mason rated it it was amazing Oct 01, 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 kn it that way where I can leave it on my shelf for a year and ocnfidence it up pages at a time.

This is why – despite all the anecdotes and bon mots – the most disturbing implication of Dobrynin’s memoirs for me is that intelligent, cultured people like Dobrynin allow themselves to ammorally deny the humanity of others in the name of self-serving ambition. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Alexa Actionable Ajatoly for the Web. 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 of the international community.