Tchaikovsky 19, A Diplomatic Life Behind the Iron Curtain by Robert F. Ober Jr

Tchaikovsky 19, A Diplomatic Life Behind the Iron Curtain

byRobert F. Ober Jr

Kobo ebook | January 15, 2008

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"Readers will discover the failures of Kissingers policy of detente in the early 1970s, the mistaken departure from Carters balanced policy toward China and the USSR, and the near-collapse of the embassy due to intelligence failures"-Foreign Service Journal. "Obers book recounts it all, along with the personalities and events of the time now mostly forgotten: dissidents and refuseniks, Victor and Jennifer Louis, Nina and Ed Stevens, U.S.-Soviet summits, microwaves, bugged buildings and typewriters, fires, spy dust and spy mania . . . Its all there, the pageant of U.S. Embassy Moscow 1970-90, a place so unlike todays walled air-conditioned, high-rise embassy fortress a block away as to beggar the imagination."-Richard Gilbert, AmericanDiplomacy.org "You have wonderfully captured the way things were in the Soviet Union in the 1970s and 80s. I dont know anyone who has done it better."-Donald Connery, former Time-Life correspondent, Moscow. "Together with much wisdom about American diplomacy, this rich memoir provides keen insight into Russian thinking and behavior"-George Feifer, "The Girl from Petrovka".

Title:Tchaikovsky 19, A Diplomatic Life Behind the Iron CurtainFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Xlibris USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:145351791X

ISBN - 13:9781453517918

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