Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack F. Matlock, Jr. discusses Where is Putin's Russia Going? at the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) National Conference in Washington, D.C.
Amb Jack F. Matlock Jr
First posted to Moscow in 1961, career diplomat Jack F. Matlock, Jr., was on the scene for most of the Cold War. A scholar of Russian history and culture, Matlock was President Reagan's choice for ambassador to the Soviet Union. He is the author of Reagan and Gorbachev and Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union.