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The Fine Art of Negotiating.

Ambassador Max Kampelman. He was head of the U.S. delegation to the Geneva negotiations on nuclear and arms reduction. He also headed the U.S. delegation at the Madrid East-West Conference on Human Rights. Though a moderate Democrat, he worked for the Reagan and Bush administrations. And he was a pacifist until the end of World War Two when he realized that nuclear weapons changed the way wars would be waged. He's written a memoir, "Entering New Worlds: The Memoirs of a Private Man in Public Life." (HarperCollins Publishing).


Other segments from the episode on December 9, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 9, 1991: Interview with Donald Fagen; Interview with Max Kampelman; Review of Julie London's album "Time for Love: The Best of Julie London."


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