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Episode 5 – René Cordero

In our latest episode, we explore the archives of the Dominican Republic and Latin American Cold War history with René Cordero of Brown University. René explains his work with the Dominican section of Opening the Archives project, and tells of a personal connection he discovered while conducting research in Santo Domingo.

You can also read René's blog post, The Latin American Archive: From State Repression to Political Redemption.

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