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Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

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5th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Speaker: Steve Usdin, Senior Editor, BioCentury Publications
Comments by: John Haynes Library of Congress

<b>Live Webcast:</b> The Cold War and Contemporary Conflict - Lessons From The Past

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Saki Ruth Dockrill - Professor of Contemporary History and International Security,
Department of War Studies, King's College London
James Carafano - The Heritage Foundation
Tom Nichols - Chairman of the Department of Strategy and Policy at the US Naval War College

Hungary in the Soviet Empire, 1945-1956: New Evidence, New Interpretations

Speakers:
Laszlo Borhi, Currently Holder of the Hungarian Chair, Indiana University, and Senior Research Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Hope M. Harrison, Director, Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, The George Washington University

The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World,Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive

Panelists: Christopher Andrew, Cambridge University; Sunil Khilnani , Johns Hopkins University, SAIS.

Professor Christopher Andrew provided findings from his newly released book, The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World, Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive. The book is the second installment in a series based on the KGB files brought out of Russia by defector KGB archivist Vasili Mitrokhin – materials characterized by the FBI as "the most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source."

Prospects for Creating a Multilateral Security Structure in Northeast Asia

6th Floor Boardroom
Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Presenter: James E. Goodby, Brookings Institution and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center (Spring 2005)

Discussants: Charles L. Pritchard, The Brookings Institution
Alan D. Romberg, The Henry L Stimson Center

Chair: Kathryn Weathersby, Senior Associate, History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

Co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program and the Asia Program

Book Launch: "Looking Back at LBJ: White House Politics in a New Light"

The Cold War International History Project and the Division of US Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center invite you to join us in a book launch discussion on Looking Back at LBJ: White House Politics in a New Light, featuring Mitchell Lerner, Ohio State University; Mark Lawrence, University of Texas at Austin; David Shreve, University of Virginia; and Peter Hahn, Ohio State University.

About the book:

Book Launch: "A Cardboard Castle? An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1991"

4th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Book Launch -- <i>The Ransom of the Jews. The Story of the Extraordinary Secret Bargain between Romania and Israel</i>

Participants:Radu Ioanid, US Holocaust Memorial Museum; Alfred Moses, Department of State (ret.); Mircea Munteanu, CWIHP

"Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam"

Co-sponsored by the Middle East Program and Asia Program

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Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

<font color="#990000"> <b>CANCELLED</b></font> Book Launch: <i>Red Acropolis, Black Terror: The Greek Civil War and the Origins of Soviet-American Rivalry, 1943-1949</i>

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back on this site for the rescheduled date.

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Woodrow Wilson Center
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Washington, DC 20004

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