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The Kennan Diaries: A Landmark Collection of Never-Before-Published Diaries of George F. Kennan

Mar 26, 2015 04:30PM to 06:00PM
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Frank Costigliola, editor, “The Kennan Diaries”; author and historian, University of Connecticut; Daniel J. Linke, University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers, Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University
Sponsor: 

Co-sponsored with the Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University.

Frank Costigliola, a diplomatic historian at the University of Connecticut and editor of “The Kennan Diaries,” will present a public lecture on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. He will be joined in conversation by Daniel Linke, University archivist and curator of public policy papers in the Library-Rare Books & Special Collections at Mudd Library. A book sale/signing and public reception will follow in the Bernstein Gallery.

Spanning 90 years of U.S. history, “The Kennan Diaries” is a landmark collection showcasing never-before-published diaries of George F. Kennan, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, historian and leading authority on the Cold War and Communist containment.

Costigliola has authored many essays including “Is This George Kennan” in The New York Review of Books. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Institute for Advanced Study, the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Norwegian Nobel Institute.

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