Cold War Events

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Toward the Great Society: The Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson, February 1 - May 31, 1964.

January 18, 2008 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Kent Germany, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of South Carolina and author of New Orleans After the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2007).Guian McKee, Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Author of Liberalism and the Problem of Jobs: Public Policy and Community Action in Postwar Philadelphia (Univ. of Chicago press, forthcoming).David Shreve Formerly Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia.
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Stalinism Revisited: The Establishment of Communist Regimes in East-Central Europe and the Dynamics of the Soviet Bloc

November 30, 2007 // 8:00am4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
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US Public Opinion and the Carter Administration's Response to Charter 77

November 28, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Featuring Vilem Precan, chairman of the board of the Czechoslovak Documentation Center, whose book on the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, written using Czech archival materials, infuriated the Soviet government, and led to his exile. Mark Kramer, director of the Harvard Project on Cold War Studies and a Senior Associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University. He has worked extensively in newly opened archives in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Germany, and Poland. Dr. Kramer is also the author of numerous books and articles on Cold War history.And Thomas S. Blanton, director of the National Security Archive at The George Washington University in Washington DC. Blanton served as the Archive's first Director of Planning & Research beginning in 1986, became Deputy Director in 1989, and Executive Director in 1992. His books include White House E-Mail: The Top Secret Computer Messages the Reagan-Bush White House Tried to Destroy. Blanton co-authored The Chronology, on the Iran-contra affair, and served as a contributing author to three editions of the ACLU's authoritative guide, Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws, and to the Brookings Institution study Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940.

Between the Crescent and the Swastika: The Emergence of Political Islam in Germany

November 26, 2007 // 11:30am1:00pm
Cold War International History Project
with Dr. Stefan Meining, Wilson Center public policy scholar, and German public television editor

Between the Lines: A Documentary Film

November 09, 2007 // 3:00pm6:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Dirk Simon, film's author, director, and co-producer; Hope M. Harrison, director of GWU's Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies; Stefan Meining, Wilson Center public policy scholar, and editor for German public television; Christian Ostermann, director of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program, Andreas Prothmann, counselor for political affairs at the German Embassy, and Bernd Schäfer, Senior Scholar with the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project and Parallel History Project associate and former research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington
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A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev

October 16, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
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For the Soul of Mankind -- event video now available

September 25, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Cold War International History Project
with Melvyn P. Leffler, Stettinius Professor of American History, University of Virginia, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, and author, 'For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union and the Cold War; andRobert S, Beisner, Professor Emeritus, American University, and author, Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War (2006).
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The Cold War and the Korean Peninsula: State Formation and Foreign Relations of North and South Korea

September 21, 2007 // 8:30am5:00pm
Cold War International History Project

Poland in 1956 - New Interpretations of the Social Protest and Political Crisis

September 19, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Cold War International History Project
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Drug-Resistant TB in Russia

July 24, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
It is expected that 62 percent of all new multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases will be concentrated in Russia, China, and India, according to Dr. Salmaan Keshavjee.

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