In an earlier episode, Jay talked with Charles Hill. Now he talks with another Grand Strategist at Yale, Professor John Lewis Gaddis, who is best known for Cold War history. His biography of George F. Kennan won the Pulitzer Prize. Jay talks with him about Kennan, of course — and about Paul Nitze and many another Cold War figure. They also talk about figures more recent, including George W. Bush. In addition to politics and history, they talk about campus life — and about Professor Gaddis’s upbringing in small-town Texas. You don’t have to pay tuition at Yale to sit with JLG. Click on this ’cast.

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  1. Daniel Sterman Inactive

    And here I thought I already knew a lot about the Cold War.

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    • February 17, 2019, at 2:58 AM PST
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  2. Texmoor Coolidge

    Great interview! Wish I could have taken a class with him.

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    • February 19, 2019, at 11:45 AM PST
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