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Carnegie Council Podcasts

Nov 16, 2022

Throughout the 20th century, European leaders from Stalin to Mussolini, from Gorbachev to Thatcher, and more, have shifted global narratives by sheer force of will. In Personality and Power, British historian Ian Kershaw attempts to understand these rulers and their outsized effect on history. In this virtual event, Doorstep co-hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev speak with Kershaw on the lasting influence of these "builders and destroyers." How do today's leaders—Zelenksyy, Trump, Putin, Xi, etc.—compare?

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