Doubletalk: The Story of SALT I

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University Press of America, 1985 - History - 556 pages
Published for the first time in paperback, this book offers a fascinating look at the first SALT talks by the former Chief American Negotiator. This account of the historic meeting of the superpower adversaries, Russia and the United States, includes a description of the complex bargaining process, the agreements that were reached, along with revealing portraits of members of the Nixon Administration. Originally published by Doubleday in 1980.

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Gerard Smith is a veteran of over thirty years of government service. Shortly after his appointment as Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in 1969, he was chosen by President Nixon to be the Chief U.S. Delegate to SALT I. He has written about the SALT talks for several publications. In 1981 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Albert Einstein Peace Prize. He is currently President of Consultants International Group.

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