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Author photo. Michael Beschloss speaks with David Rubenstein at the National Book Festival, August 31, 2019. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress.

Michael Beschloss speaks with David Rubenstein at the National Book Festival, August 31, 2019. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress.

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Michael R. Beschloss has 5 media appearances.

Michael R. Beschloss
Booknotes, Sunday, July 14, 1991
Michael R. Beschloss discusses The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963.

Mr. Beschloss provided a history of the relations between President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and its impact on the Cold War. Beschloss, a Chicago native, did his undergraduate work at Williams College and received his graduate degree from Harvard University. He was allowed to obtain new information about the years 1960-1963 due to the reforms in the Soviet Union as well as the Freedom of Information Act. Beschloss explained the parallels in the Kennedy and Khruschev administrations, particularly in the roles of Robert F. Kennedy and the son-in-law of Khruschev. Beschloss stated that his most valuable sources of information came from interviews conducted in the Soviet Union. He also mentioned the importance of his new findings about the Bay of Pigs and the Berlin Wall operations of the early 1960s. (timspalding)… (more)
A conversation with Michael Beschloss about WWII
Charlie Rose, Tuesday, October 29, 2002
Michael Beschloss

Historian Michael Beschloss talks about his new book, (timspalding)
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