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Reminiscences of Peter Tarnoff : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Tarnoff, Peter, 1937-
Project: Council on Foreign Relations Visual Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 118 p.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Background: born; education: B.A. in Philosophy, Colgate, 1958; career: foreign service officer, State Department 1962-1981; executive director, World Affairs Council 1983-1986; president, Council of Foreign Relations 1986-1993; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 1993-1997; Council on Foreign Relations (CFR): President, 1986-1993, initial impressions of CFR membership, CFR's impact on policy, importance of Foreign Affairs, CFR trip to Soviet Union, impressions of Mikhail Gorbachev, reminiscences of Henry Kissinger at CFR.

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