George Kennan and the Policy of Containment

George Kennan

George Kennan, in an undated photo. U.S. Embassy in Moscow hide caption

itoggle caption U.S. Embassy in Moscow

George Kennan, architect of the U.S. Cold War policy of communist "containment," is dead at the age of 101. Senior news analyst Daniel Schorr reflects on Kennan's remarkable — and initially anonymous — contribution to American foreign policy.

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