Jack F. Matlock is a former American ambassador, career Foreign Service Officer, a teacher, a historian, and a linguist. He was a specialist in Soviet Affairs during some of the most tumultuous years of the Cold War, and served as U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987-1991.
His books include Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended (2004).
- Jackson-Vanik: Time for Reconsideration?
- The Collapse of the Soviet Union: Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary
- Ambassador Jack Matlock on the 1991 Soviet Coup Attempt
- Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False Ideologies Led America Astray--and How to Return to Reality
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2011