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Charles Bohlen on the Sino-Soviet Dispute

During a conversation about Cuba and Berlin, President Kennedy hears from two experienced Soviet specialists, former ambassador to Moscow Llewellyn Thompson and former State Department Counsel, and current ambassador to France, Charles E. Bohlen. According to Bohlen, Beijing's rhetorical campaign against Moscow marked "the first time in Bolshevik history that this has ever happened."

Date:  Sep 29, 1962
Time:  11:00
Participants:  John Kennedy, Charles Bohlen, Llewellyn Thompson
Conversation Number:  Tape 25

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