VIDEO: KISSINGER 1923-1966: THE IDEALIST by Niall Ferguson

No American statesman has been as revered and as reviled as Henry Kissinger. Hailed as the ‘indispensable man,’ he also attracted immense hostility. In his talk at our festival on 30 June 2016, renowned historian, Professor Niall Ferguson revealed an extraordinary panorama of Kissinger the man: from his Jewish upbringing in Germany to his rise as one of America’s most influential politicians and grand strategists.

CVHF 2016: Niall Ferguson (Part 1) from Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo.