Senator George Mitchell seated at a committee meeting in 1984
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George Mitchell: Lessons from the master negotiator

Whether it's business, politics or simply everyday life - negotiation and compromise are critical in getting what we want.

There are few people who understand that better than George Mitchell who was a key player in peace talks in Northern Ireland and the Middle East.

He has just come out with a new memoir, The Negotiator, which talks about his experiences and what he learned.

The BBC's Katty Kay spoke to Mitchell about his life's work.

  • 12 May 2015
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