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Stalin & Roosevelt, Gorbachev & Reagan, Putin & Trump

Course number : EI103   
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Adjunct professor at the University of Virginia. Published author of 11 historical books. Principal creator of historical dramas for television and a guest commentator on numerous national cable TV networks.
Russian-American diplomacy has been contentious in modern history, and American presidents have found it both useful and necessary to develop a congeniality with Russian leaders. Roosevelt, Reagan, and Trump all attempted to develop interpersonal relationships with their Russian counterparts. 
Did those connections serve American and global history? If so, is the Trump/Putin connection any different than the pursuit of his  predecessors?
Join Robert Toplin as we examine the risk of ignominious defeat in attempting to form a working relationship with the leaders of the
Russian government.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus

Robert Toplin 



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Registration Closes On
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020 Weekly - Wed 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sarasota, OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus  Map Robert Toplin