Catalytic Diplomacy

Note to Seeking Dialogue

I was getting help in appointments from Selig Harrison, formerly of the Washington Post, Bob Carlin—a former mathematics student of mine at Pomona College in 1966—who had become America’s chief North Korean watcher, and former Ambassador to South Korea Donald Gregg, then head of the Korean Society in New York. When the Deputy Chief of Mission of our embassy in Seoul, Evans Revere, saw the list of persons with whom I was visiting, he actually gasped at the completeness of it and said he could not improve on it. Many of these discussions are omitted to keep down the size of the report.

Continue reading chapter