In its 26 July 2003 issue, the International Herald Tribune published an article by William Taubman, author of a new biography of Nikita Khrushchev and CWIHP Advisory Committee chairman, examining the controversy surrounding Nikita Khruschev's famous 1960 "shoe incident" at the United Nations. The article was informed by a heated discussion among several eyewitnesses at a March 2003 CWIHP book launch for Taubman's "Khrushchev." (See the event report on this website.)
CWIHP has been awarded a three-year grant by the Henry Luce Foundation to support the Project's new "China Initiative." The CWIHP China Initiative aims at broadening U. S. expertise on the Cold War antecedents of China's foreign policy and at strengthening historical research and discourse on the Cold War throughout China.
CWIHP Senior Fellow and CWIHP Korea Initiative Coordinator Kathryn Weathersby was recently interviewed by American RadioWorks for "Korea: The Unfinished War."
CWHIP was featured in a July 10 Christian Science Monitor article on the effectiveness of past foreign aid in achieving leverage on North Korea.
CWIHP Partners with High School Teachers, Cold War Scholars and GWU in Summer Institute to Develop Educational WebsiteJul 14, 2003
CWIHP partners with high school teachers, GWU and Cold War experts to develop a multimedia educational web site.
CWIHP publishes new evidence on Czechoslovak-Cuban cooperation in Latin America
On June 5, author Thomas Alan Schwartz will discuss his latest book, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam, where he attempts to revise the perception of LBJ as the "ugly american" and instead suggests that LBJ's conduct of diplomacy in Europe deserves recognition as one of the most important achievements of his presidency.
CWIHP is pleased to announce three panels at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, to be held June 6-8, 2003 at George Washington University.
CWIHP and GWCW hosted a daylong workshop that convened a select group of Korea specialists from academia, research centers, and government agencies in the United States, the Republic of Korea and Eastern Europe. Participants analyzed the significance of the large collection of documents on North Korean foreign and domestic affairs uncovered by the Korea Initiative from Russian, East German, Czech and Hungarian archives.
New Volume in CWIHP Book Series Available
Mar 17, 2003
Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-1963
Ilya Gaiduk, former CWIHP Fellow and Kennan Institute ECA Regional Exchange Scholar publishes the new volume in the CWIHP Books Series. Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the conflict was radically transformed. For more information or to order a copy, [CLICK HERE]