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Ken Adelman

Biography

Ken Adelman

Ken Adelman was President Reagan's arms control director at Reykjavik during the 1986 superpower summit with Mikhail Gorbachev. Adelman accompanied Reagan to three superpower summits in all. He has also served as a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and an assistant to the secretary of defense. After leaving government, he taught Shakespeare at Georgetown University and George Washington University, and National Security Studies at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. He is the author of several books, including SHAKESPEARE IN CHARGE and THE DEFENSE REVOLUTION. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.

Ken Adelman

Books by Ken Adelman

by Ken Adelman - American, History, Military, Nonfiction, World History

REAGAN AT REYKJAVIK is the dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland --- the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War --- by President Reagan’s arms control director, Ken Adelman. Scrupulously researched and based on now-declassified information, Adelman's book tells the gripping tale of this weekend that changed the world.