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Jul 16, 2016 4:00pm EDT
extent george shultz bill casey and then we can get a way forward to understand how this terrible threat of a third world war was avoided by that particular generation of leaders and i picked out for leaders as being cardinal figures in the process of ending the cold war. on the american side ronald reagan and george shultz. on the soviet side because gorbachev and his foreign minister shevardnadze and. one of the questions that one has to ask about the process of ending the cold war is what was it that made the ussr jump? why did they resist western pressure particularly the american pressure for so many years in the 14th, 15, 60s and 70s and yet they started to make massive concessions in the second half of the 1980s. what i found was contrary to what mikail gorbachev bikes to suggest. the change of attitude to the problems of the soviet internal crisis did not occur only when he came to power in 1985. the materials showed the politburo repeatedly looked at the fundamental economic, social, religious and indeed imperial problems with relation to eastern europe that it confronted
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2015 7:00am EDT
. and these two men were eduard shevardnadze and george shultz. and they have to do this in an extraordinarily dynamic environment where no day was predictable a day before it happened. we all remember the bewildering rapidity of change. so the two foreign policy establishments had to be held together by great sophistication in a lot of determination. so we had a deal maker over here in the u.s. in the person of secretary shultz, and we had a radical reformer in the shape of, in the figure of eduard shevardnadze. both the long queue administrations which were not lacking in internal division. anyone who has read secretary shultz's memoir is well aware that he had continually to struggle for the line that was prescribed for the administration by the president himself. the same was true in the soviet politburo, as a gorbachev's general objections widened and deepened, there was opposition and resistance from people who were not quite so keen on reform as gorbachev was. so both the secretary and the minister had to do what they could, and they did what they could, to embolden the
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2015 5:45pm EDT
the cold war from the u.s. and soviet perspectives. he's in a conversation with george shultz the secretary of state during the reagan administration. >> my name is paul gregory. i am a research fellow at the hoover institution. i am pleased to welcome you to this conversation between a historian and a history maker. the historian is robert, the senior fellow hoover institution and professor emeritus at oxford university. he is known for his biographies of lenin, stalin and trotsky. his latest book is the end of cold war which is the subject of today's conversation. >> i would have brought a copy down but it is about this pic. >> anyway come you can see the favor. the cover. we have have a distinguished fellow at the hoover institution. the secretary is the distinguished public servant having served as the secretary budget director. today's discussion focuses on his years as secretary of state under ronald reagan. the professor will begin with some short remarks after which he and the secretary will engage in a conversation about the end of the cold war. this event is being filmed
CSPAN
Oct 17, 2015 10:00am EDT
access to the papers of reagan and to some extent george schultz, bill casey then we can get a way forward to understand how this terrible threat to the third world war would avoid that particular generation of leaders and i picked out for her leaders in the process of ending the cold war. on the american side, ronald reagan and george schultz. on the soviet side, mikael gorbachev and his foreign minister. one of the questions one has to ask about the process and of ending the cold war is what was it that made the ussr jump? why did they resist western pressure to the 50s, 60s and 70s and yet they started to make massive concussions in the second half of the 1980s. when i found is that contrary to what they kill gorbachev likes to suggest the change of attitude to the soviet internal crisis that did not occur only when he came to power in 1985. the material showed the public bureau repeatedly looked at the fundamental social, religious and imperial problems with relation to eastern europe. problems that couldn't afford to solve in the old way because the soviet economy was going th
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2015 6:45pm EDT
men were with george schultz. they have to do this with an extraordinarily dynamic environment where there was no data was predictable that they before it happened. we all remember the double during change. for the two foreign policy establishments have to be held together by great sophistication and a lot of determination. so, we had a dealmaker over here in the u.s. with secretary shultz and both belong to the administration's which were not lacking. anyone that has read the memoir is well aware that he had to struggle for the line that was prescribed for the administration by the president himself. at the the same was true in the bureau as the general objective deep end from 1989 in particular but even before that there was opposition and resistance from people who were not quite so keen on the reform of the child. so, both the secretary and the minister had to do what they could cut come and they did what they could to embolden the president and the general secretary whenever their commitment seemed to waver. i regard this as one of the crucial elements often missed in the accoun
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2015 1:45am EDT
of the two leaders of the day operationally practical and one of them was george shultz. and to do this an extraordinarily dynamic environment where no day was predictable the day before happened. we could all remember that changed it to foreign policy establishments held together by great sophistication and determination. so we had a deal maker over here in the u.s. with secretary shultz and we had a radical reformer in the of figure of eduardo. we both belong to to the budget as they are aware to continually struggle for the lines prescribed for the administration by the president himself as the general objective was from 89 through in particular but before that with the opposition and resistance from the people who were not quite so keen on reform as gorbachev was. so both of secretary and the minister and they did it they could fit in and and i am the general secretary. whenever bad commitments. >> one of the crucial elements that is often missed, how did they do with? if you read the soviet accounts and the soviet diaries, for example, the deputy foreign minister one thing tha
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)