Former CWIHP Director and George Washington University Associate Professor of History and International Affairs James G. Hershberg was quoted in The Washington Post's "The Fact Checker" column. Hershberg was interviewed in connection with former Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin's assertion that U.S. technology exchanges with Moscow during detente were taken advantage of by the Soviets as a means of advancing their military programs.

James G. Hershberg is associate professor of history and international affairs at The George Washington University; former director of the Cold War International History Project; and author of James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age (Knopf, 1993) and MARIGOLD: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam (forthcoming; Wilson Center Press/Stanford University Press, 2011).

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