David E. Hoffman
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David E. Hoffman

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David E. Hoffman is Contributing Editor at the Washington Post and has been a journalist for 30 years. He served as the Washington correspondent for the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury-News. He covered Ronald Reagan's campaign for the presidency in 1980, and was national economics correspondent for Knight-Ridder Newspapers. In 1982, he joined The Washington Post to cover the Reagan presidency. As a White House correspondent, he covered the major U.S.-Soviet summits of the Reagan years, including Geneva and Reykjavik, as well as domestic policy and politics. He also covered the George H. W. Bush presidency. Later, he was diplomatic correspondent at the time the Soviet Union collapsed, and then served as Jerusalem correspondent, covering the Oslo peace accords. From 1995 to 2001, he served as Moscow bureau chief. On returning to Washington in 2001, he was Foreign editor and then Assistant Managing Editor for Foreign news, managing the Post's foreign service, until 2009. More recently, he was a correspondent for the FRONTLINE documentaries "Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria" (2013), "The Trouble With Antibiotics" (2014) and "The Trouble with Chicken" (2015).

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    • The Billion Dollar Spy

    • A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
    • By: David E. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,313
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,093
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,087

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of the CIA's most valuable spy in the Soviet Union and an evocative portrait of the agency's Moscow station....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling as historical thriller, character study

    • By Mr. Pointy on 08-25-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Dead Hand

    • The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
    • By: David E. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Bob Walter
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867

    This narrative history of the end of the arms race sheds new light on the frightening last chapters of the Cold War and the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that remain a threat today.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opening

    • By Brian on 11-16-10
    • The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
    • By: David E. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Bob Walter
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015 ratings

    Regular price: $43.93

    • The Oligarchs

    • Wealth and Power in the New Russia
    • By: David Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Steve Coulter
    • Length: 22 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    A brilliant investigative marrative: How six average Soviet men rose to the pinnacle of Russia's battered economy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Supreme Chronicle of Murky Times

    • By ivan on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $34.94

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