Cold War Events

A Work in Progress Talk: Brazil and the Cuban Missile Crisis

March 09, 2005 // 3:00am4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Featuring: James Hershberg, George Washington UniversityCommentary by: Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive

Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

February 23, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Book Launch: Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader, North Korea and the Kim Dynasty

February 09, 2005 // 3:00am4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Book Launch: Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971

January 24, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Red Spies In America: Stolen Secrets And The Dawn Of The Cold War

January 12, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Inventing Public Diplomacy: The Story of the U.S. Information Agency

December 08, 2004 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Book Launch: Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam by David Farber

November 09, 2004 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project

Live Webcast--Edward Teller: Science and National Security

October 25, 2004 // 1:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
The Department of Energy Office of History and Heritage Resources and the History and Public Policy Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center are organizing a symposium on Edward Teller's legacy to the US science community and US national security. The event will be opened by The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center, and The Honorable Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy. The panel discussion will be moderated by C. Bruce Tarter, Director Emeritus of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Reagan and Gorbachev : How the Cold War Ended

September 21, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
The last US Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack F. Matlock Jr. discusses his recent book Reagan and Gorbachev : How the Cold War Ended. National Security Archive Director Thomas S. Blanton will provide comments.

Live Webcast/Book Launch--Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran

June 17, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Editors Mark J. Gasiorowski and Malcolm Byrne will present findings from their recent collaboration Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran. The book examines the turbulent political climate that prevailed in Iran during Mosaddeq's tenure, the strategic considerations that led U.S. officials to opt for a coup, and the details of the coup itself. Based on exhaustive research, this is an authoritative account of the tragic events that led to the overthrow of Mosaddeq, including recent declassification of CIA documents regarding the 1953 coup that overthrew Mohammad Mossadeq's government in Iran.

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