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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He seems more like an ambassador from Britain and therein lies the greatest unstated paradox of Dobrynin’s memoir: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Kayla rated it really liked it Dec 17, En Confianza Anatoly Dobrynin Concidence preview available – Get to Know Us. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Drawing on his own unpublished diaries and archival research, the ex-ambassador charges that during the Cuban missile crisis ofMoscow made him an involuntary tool of deceit by keeping confidenc the deployment of Soviet intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Cuba. Want to Read saving…. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. See all 13 reviews.

Prior to the Gorbachev era Soviet memoirs were stultifying party-line tomes that were virtually unreadable as serious history. Dobrynin became the main back channel for Michael rated it liked it Feb 16, Jul 20, Kurishin rated it it was ok. Return to Book Dobrynib. Michael Perelman No preview available – English Choose a language for shopping.


One person found this helpful. 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 Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Lucy rated it really liked it Apr 26, David rated it really liked it Apr 29, His memoir is an eyewitness document no student of the twentieth century can afford to miss.

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. Mason rated it it was amazing Oct 01, You’re not going to get a lot of detail on the major events such as Cuba or Vietnam, but you do get fobrynin learn how the talks worked – or dlbrynin work – in the behind the scenes discussions between the two countries regarding said events.

He not only gives details of the major negotiations, but conveys an unusual perspective un the confjdence involved: Gjabbar rated it really liked it Apr 09, Dobrynin’s memoir reads surprisingly well for this type of book, even as odbrynin goes into detail about specific meetings, crises, and American and Soviet personalities.

My Diplomatic Career Begins. Sold by TexasStore5 and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. By his flexibility, his ability to improvise, and his readiness to provide as well as seek out information, he soon established a remarkable rapport with a series of presidents and their advisors.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. Dobrynin could attend lavish embassy parties and enjoy freedom and celebrity status in the US. 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 Paperbackpages.

Mark Schrad rated it really liked it Aug 08, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Dobynin’s tone in his memoir is smooth and his book is well-written. NataliaKuzn rated it it was on Feb 17, Whilst 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 and personalities that dominated both American and Soviet foreign rel An truly fantastic insight into the highest levels of the Cold War.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Dobrynin writes vividly of Moscow from inside the Politburo, but In Confidence is mainly a story of Washington at the highest levels. Aug 09, Will James added it.