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CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann at the International Conference "Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969–1972."

Christian Ostermann, director of the Cold War International History Project, will participate in the scholarly conference on U.S. relations with the Soviet Union, 1967-1969, organized by the the Department of State in Washington, D.C. The conference will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on October 22nd and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on October 23rd.

Featured panelists include Dr. Henry Kissinger, General Alexander Haig, and Dr. James Schlesinger. Additional sessions will provide scholarly analysis of U.S.-Soviet relations as a complement to the release of Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969–1972, a joint documentary publication undertaken by the Office of the Historian of the Department of State and the History and Records Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A full program can be found on the Department of State's Office of the Historian website.

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Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War. Through an award winning Digital Archive, the Project allows scholars, journalists, students, and the interested public to reassess the Cold War and its many contemporary legacies. It is part of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program.  Read more