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Harry Kreisler is executive producer and host of the series, which is produced at the Institute of International Studies at the University of California - Berkeley. Conceived in 1982 by Mr. Kreisler as a way to capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times, Conversations with History includes over 450 interviews.
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The Cold War

CarringtonLord Carrington; Secretary-General of NATO: "Diplomacy, the Nuclear Arms Race, and East - West Relations," 10/25/84

GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith; Paul M. Warburg Professor Emeritus of Economics, Harvard University: "Intellectual Journey: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom," 3/27/86

Garton AshTimothy Garton Ash; Fellow at St. Antony's College, Oxford: "An Intellectual Odyssey," 5/4/96

GelbLeslie Gelb; President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations: "Power, Ideas and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century," 04/3/09

GolanGalia Golan; Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, Herzlia, Israel: "The Israeli Peace Movement and the 2006 Lebanon War," 10/16/06

Huntington John Hulsman: Senior Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations (Berlin): Ethical Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy," 10/25/06 (with Anatol Lieven)

Huntington Anatol Lieven: Senior Fellow, New America Foundation: Ethical Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy," 10/25/06 (with John Hulsman)

Matlock Jack Matlock; former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: "Collapse of Soviet Union and End of the Cold War," 2/13/97

McNamaraRobert S. McNamara; former Secretary of Defense: "A Life in Public Service," 5/15/96

PaulingLinus Pauling; Nobel Laureate: "The Peace Movement in Historical Perspective," 1/18/83

PfaffWilliam Pfaff; columnist, International Herald Tribune: "The End of the Cold War in Europe," 5/7/90

WarnkePaul Warnke; Former U.S. SALT Negotiator and Former Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency: "Prospects for Arms Control," 10/25/84

WickerTom Wicker; Associate Editor, The New York Times: "The Presidency, The Press, and the Cold War," 11/3/83

ParsiFrederick S. Wyle; Esq.:"National Security and the Rule of Law," 12/05/07

Yakovlev Alexander Yakovlev; architect of glasnost and perestroika: "Shaping Russia's Transformation: A Leader of Perestroika Looks Back," 11/21/96

YorkHerbert York; Professor of Physics, UC San Diego: "Reminiscences from a Career in Science, National Security, and the University," 2/6/88


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