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Master Negotiator: James Baker and the End of the Cold War

December 9, 202022:48

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, Public Policy Fellow Diana Negroponte discusses her new book, Master Negotiator: The Role of James A. Baker, III at the End of the Cold WarThe book examines the critical role President George H. W. Bush's secretary of state played on the world stage in the final years of the Cold War as the Soviet Union unraveled.

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