At a glance:
- Author: Michael R. Beschloss, Strobe Talbott
- First Published: 1993
- Type of Work: History
- Time of Work: 1982-1993
- Setting: The United States of America and the Soviet Union
- Characters: Mikhail Gorbachev, George Bush, James Baker, Eduard Shevardnadze, Boris Yeltsin, Brent Scowcroft, Saddam Hussein
- Genres: Nonfiction, History
- Subjects: United States or Americans, Communism or communists, Politics, Presidents, Nuclear warfare or weapons, Geopolitics, Soviet Union, Republican Party, Armaments
- Locales: United States, Soviet Union
One of the most fascinating aspects of At the Highest Levels: The Inside Story of the End of the Cold War is the book’s total fulfillment of its promise to provide readers with an insider’s view of what happened at key policy meetings, superpower summits, and supposedly secret conversations at the end of the Cold War. In their direct quotes and uncannily close descriptions of the talks, actions, and plans of leaders such as George Bush, Mikhail Gorbachev, James Baker, and Eduard Shevardnadze, historian Michael Beschloss and former journalist Strobe Talbott reveal their...
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