Opening of CIA Korean War Secret Documents

Sixty years after the start of the Korean War, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released over 900 newly declassified documents from… read more

Sixty years after the start of the Korean War, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released over 900 newly declassified documents from both the U.S. and communist governments showing the conflict’s continuing impact on international relations. In addition, 900 pages of documents relating to the Korean War and North Korea during the Cold War from the Woodrow Wilson Center’s North Korea International Documentation Project and the archives of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum were opened at the press conference. Presenters on each of two panels responded to questions from members of the audience

“Baptism by Fire: CIA Analysis of the Korean War” was a program held in the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Auditorium in Independence, Missouri, co-sponsored by the CIA and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Joseph W. Lambert Director Central Intelligence Agency->Information Management Services
  • Clayton D. Laurie Historian Central Intelligence Agency->Center for the Study of Intelligence
  • Leo Meyers Chief Central Intelligence Agency->Historical Review Branch
  • James F. Person Program Associate Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->North Korea International Documentation Project
  • Randy Sowell Archivist Truman Presidential Museum and Library
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Program ID:
294098-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 17, 2010 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2010 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2010 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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