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George Kennan and the Policy of Containment

George Kennan, architect of the U.S. Cold War policy of communist "containment," is dead at the age of 101. Senior news analyst Daniel Schorr reflects on Kennan's remarkable -- and initially anonymous -- contribution to American foreign policy.

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Daniel Schorr passed away on Friday, July 23, 2010. See an obituary, photo gallery and an archive of Schorr's commentaries for NPR.