The Resource The hawk and the dove, Nicholas Thompson, (eaudio)

The hawk and the dove, Nicholas Thompson, (eaudio)

Label
The hawk and the dove
Title
The hawk and the dove
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Thompson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War; ironically, they were the chief advocates for the opposing strategies for winning-and surviving-that harrowing conflict. Both men came to power during World War II, reached their professional peaks during the Cold War's most frightening moments, and fought epic political battles that spanned decades. Yet despite their very different views, Paul Nitze and George Kennan dined together, attended the weddings of each other's children, and remained good friends all their lives.In this masterly double biography, Nicholas Thompson brings Nitze and Kennan to vivid life. Nitze-the hawk-was a consummate insider who believed that the best way to avoid a nuclear clash was to prepare to win one. More than any other American, he was responsible for the arms race. Kennan-the dove-was a diplomat turned academic whose famous "X article" persuasively argued that we should contain the Soviet Union while waiting for it to collapse from within. For forty years, he exercised more influence on foreign affairs than any other private citizen.As he weaves a fascinating narrative that follows these two rivals and friends from the beginning of the Cold War to its end, Thompson accomplishes something remarkable: he tells the story of our nation during the most dangerous half century in history
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Nicholas
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Prichard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prichard, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ambassadors
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Cold War
  • National security
Target audience
adult
Label
The hawk and the dove, Nicholas Thompson, (eaudio)
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Publication
Note
hoopla date: 02/15/2013, 02/15/2013 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400193530
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756903
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756903
System control number
MWT10756903
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The hawk and the dove, Nicholas Thompson, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 02/15/2013, 02/15/2013 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400193530
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756903
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756903
System control number
MWT10756903
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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