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Former Soviet Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin.

Former Soviet Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin. Dobrynin has written his autobiography In Confidence: Moscow's Ambassador to America's Six Cold War Presidents published by Times Books 1995. Dobrynin was Ambassador from 1962 (Kennedy) through 1986 (Reagan). He was a key diplomat in many U.S./Soviet conflicts including The Cuban Missile Crisis. Dobrynin, now 76 years old, is still active in Russian diplomacy as senior advisor to the Foreign Ministry. He lives in Moscow.


Other segments from the episode on October 10, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 10, 1995: Interview with James Baker; Review of Eric Zencey's and Caleb Carr's novels "Panama" and "The Alienist"; Interview with Anatoly Dobrynin; Commentary on…


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