Envisioning Détente: The Johnson Administration and the October 1964 Khrushchev Ouster

Aug 16, 2016

Graduate Fellow Simon Miles, currently a Ph.D. candidate in History at UT, was published in the September 2016 issue of Diplomatic History

His article is entitled "Envisioning Détente: The Johnson Administration and the October 1964 Khrushchev Ouster." In his article, Miles argues that while "Lyndon Johnson’s presidency is not remembered as a moment that ushered in a new era of U.S.-Soviet rapprochement... the Johnson administration’s response to the change in Soviet leadership, as well as the predictions made by its constituent organs regarding the future of U.S.-Soviet relations, led to increased stability." 

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