Daughter of the Cold War tells her story to Heritage

Last Thursday, Heritage expert Helle Dale sat down with Grace Kennan Warnecke, Chairman of the Board of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, to talk about Warnecke’s firsthand experiences with the Cold War and the Soviet Union.

Warnecke, daughter of influential diplomat George F. Kennan, lived through both the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. She attended a Soviet school during World War II, accompanied Ted Kennedy and his family to Russia, helped Joseph Stalin’s daughter defect to America, and worked to restore economic prosperity to women in Ukraine after the wall fell.

Watch Warnecke recount her story:

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