Panoramic shot of President Nixon holding discussions with Soviet Premier Brezhnev in the Kremlin, during the President's second visit to Russia


Last week, the Nixon Foundation spoke with historian Jussi Hanhimaki on the subject of Detente with the Soviet Union during the presidency of Richard Nixon. We continue this discussion in Part II of this podcast episode.

Joining us is Jussi Hanhimaki, a professor of history at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. He is one of the founding editors of the journal “Cold War History,” and in 2006 he was named Finland Distinguished Professor by the Academy of Finland. He’s also the author of several books and publications, including “The Rise and Fall of Detente: American Foreign Policy and the Transformation of the Cold War.”

Listen to Part II of the interview: