I am presently working on a book on george f kennans passionate links with russia as a country and as a symbol of his deepest yearnings in fascinating ways kennans feelings for the people culture and land of russia seeped into his ostensibly objective political recommendations. When i was a graduate student at georgetown university in the 1980s studying us diplomatic history george f kennan was the high priest of cold war thinking dubbed the father of . The kennan diaries by george f kennan edited by frank costigliola ww norton and co on a hot dusty sunday in september 1959 george frost kennan welcomed to his pennsylvania farmhouse a . George f kennan admired gaddis as probably the best of the younger historians of american policy in the immediate postwar period kennan had earned enormous respect over his long career as a diplomat historian public intellectual and critic of us policy in the cold war. The diaries cover 88 years so frank costigliola did a lot of editing to make into a readable format without changing the content kennan did not like automobiles planes or fax machines i george f kennan was the most celebrated diplomat intellectual of the 20th century
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