Yalta

They say there are not many things the left and right can agree on these days, here’s one, Yalta: The Price of Peace is a great book!

The end of the Cold War has given scholars a chance to step back and take a more dispassionate look at those eight consequential days in February 1945. It is hard to imagine anyone doing so better than S.M. Plokhy in Yalta: The Price of Peace … colorful and gripping …
-The Wall Street Journal

Harvard historian S.M. Plokhy has produced a gripping narrative of the eight days in February 1945 when the Big Three – Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin – convened the Yalta summit as World War II raged on.
-The Boston Globe

It was a real pleasure to welcome Harvard professor and author S.M. Plokhy to the WRKO studios last evening. Yalta is a topic where the mythology around it is pretty well set in stone. This book shows that much of it is wrong.

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