Kennan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kennan United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
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Usage

In literature:

George Kennan has achieved fame in literature, and Guy Carleton and Harry de Souchet have been successful as dramatists.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
These, in turn, were less than Harley Kennan and Villa Kennan; for them, it came quickly to him, Harley Kennan commanded.
"Jerry of the Islands" by Jack London
Villa Kennan glanced hastily at the programme.
"Michael, Brother of Jerry" by Jack London
Captain Kennan gave me a graphic description of the Koriak marriage ceremonial.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
George F. Kennan and Philip E. Mosely and the other men associated with them in the Council on Foreign Relations are not ignorant fools.
"The Invisible Government" by Dan Smoot
Another Kentuckian, a young ranger named William Kennan, was one of the first riflemen driven back by the overwhelming force of Indians.
"Stories Of Ohio 1897" by William Dean Howells
Neither of them slept much that night, and immediately after breakfast Olga hurried over to Miss Kennan's.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
Before leaving the hotel, I made the acquaintance of Mr. George Kennan, the Russian traveler.
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
They watched and encouraged the McKinley bribery; they closed their eyes to the Kennan lies.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
Kennan, George, II, 187.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
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In news:

John Lewis Gaddis' 2011 biography George F. Kennan is professionally documented and highly readable.
Those who remember World War II, the Marshall Plan, and the Cold War will want to read of Kennan's 101 years.
In the process of developing this strategy, Kennan composed two seminal documents that have achieved nothing less than mythical status in the annals of diplomacy.
Cal's Kennan Allen makes sick TD catch.
Those who remember World War II, the Marshall Plan, and the Cold War will want to read of Kennan 's 101 years.
Kennan 's hire could bode well for UIW assistants.
Kennan , Warts and All.
George Kennan 's cold war policy of containment.
Paul Nitze, George Kennan , and the History of the Cold War.
Yet, as Thompson emphasizes, acceptance of containment also brought Kennan disappointments that haunted him until his death in 2005.
An Interview with George Kennan .
Mr Kennan has supplied the background to the document in the following note written for The New York Review.
Betsy Wolfe, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Donnell, Celia Kennan-Bolger and Adam Grupper in " Merrily We Roll Along".
Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says 40 year old Kennan Browning was riding his motorcycle around several women's home Saturday morning.
Kennan, who died in 2005 at the age of 101, lives as the author of the "Long Telegram" from Moscow and the "X" article in Foreign Affairs, essays that laid the foundation for Cold War containment.
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