By Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal
Special to The Village News 

'A Walk in the Woods'

 

Last updated 6/6/2019 at 3:12pm

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Andre Botvinnik, played by David Ellenstein, explains the finer points of arms deregulation to the American delegate, John Honeyman, played by J. Todd Adams.

There is a parable about the old bull and the young bull standing on a hill. While the younger bull would charge head down into the problem, the wily, older bull would take a more circuitous route.

"A Walk in the Woods" is a retelling of what might have happened between two negotiators working toward peace. Based loosely on the real-life happenings when in July 1982, Paul Nitze and Yuli A. Kvitsinsky chose to take a stroll up a logging road to escape possible bugging in their office.

Away from the scrutiny of their little room, two international delegates meet in a forest clearing just out...



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