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Internships with the Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) at the Woodrow Wilson Center is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2011 academic semester.

New from the CWIHP e-Dossier Series: Introduction to the Willy Brandt Document Collection Willy Brandt - Berliner Ausgabe

Pulling together 22 of the most insightful documents from the mammoth ten-volume German-language collection Berliner Ausgabe, Rother explores many of the key phases of West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's political life, including Ostpolitik and detente, the early 1980s era of renewed confrontation, Brandt's relationship with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, and his work on the North-South Commission aimed at developing a comprehensive international development strategy.

Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt

The 1956 Hungarian revolution, and its suppression by the U.S.S.R., was a key event in the Cold War, demonstrating deep dissatisfaction with both the communist system and old-fashioned Soviet imperialism. Now, fifty years later, Charles Gati's new history of the revolt, denying neither Hungarian heroism nor Soviet brutality, modifies our picture of what happened.

The Carter Chill: US-ROK-DPRK Trilateral Relations, 1976-1979

A collection of archival documents on inter-Korean, US-ROK and DPRK-Communist bloc relations from 1976 through 1979, drawn from archives in the United States, South Korea, (East) Germany, Romania, Hungary, Australia, the United Kingdom, the former Yugoslavia, and the United Nations

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy Toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-63

On Wednesday, April 28, at 3:30 pm, author Ilya Gaiduk will discuss his new book which argues that the USSR attributed no geostrategic importance to Indochina and did not want the crisis there to disrupt détente. The panel discussion will also feature historians Kathryn Weathersby and James G. Hershberg. This event is open to the public.

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition a new document collection to its online Digital Archive. CWIHP e-Dossier No. 32 contains newly-declassified US government documents obtained by A. Ross Johnson for his book 'Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond.' UPDATE - 6 new documents added December 2012.

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From Free Europe to Free Poland: Free Europe Committee in the Cold War

September 05, 2014 // 9:00amSeptember 06, 2014 // 6:00pm

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