Nicholas Thompson talks about The Hawk and the Dove. Despite their very different views and influence throughout the Cold War, Paul Nitze and George Kennan remained good friends all their lives.
In this double biography, Thompson (Nitze's grandson) brings Nitze and Kennan to vivid life and paints a portrait of our nation.
Nicholas Thompson is a senior editor at Wired Magazine and the author of The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War. He is a fellow at the New America Foundation and an official panelist on CNN International's "Connect the World" with Becky Anderson.
He is a frequent guest on CNN's American Morning and NBC's Today Show. He has also appeared as a commentator on Bloomberg Television, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, ABC's Live with Regis and Kelly and World News Tonight, CBS's Early Show, and National Public Radio.