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  • Korean War Interrogation Rooms
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    Korean War Interrogation Rooms

    Monica Kim, author of The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story, explained the controversial tactics used by the U.S. and its allies during the war. The Wilson Center and…

    267 views
  • Cold War Peace Politics
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    Cold War Peace Politics

    Author Petra Goedde talked about her book, The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History. She explored the emerging politics of peace during the early years of the Cold War. The Woodrow…

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  • Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy
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    Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy

    Scholars and diplomats discussed the legacy of former Soviet ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Mr. Dobrynin served in Washington from…

    76 views
  • Iran Hostage Crisis 40 Years Later
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    Iran Hostage Crisis, 40 Years Later

    From 1979 to 1981, 52 Americans were held hostage in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The Wilson Center hosted a panel discussing how the Iran Hostage Crisis has impacted U.S. foreign policy…

    271 views
  • Containment Policy in Southeast Asia
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    Containment Policy in Southeast Asia

    Wen-Qing Ngoei is author of Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia. He talked about the post-World War II efforts by Western powers --…

    636 views
  • American Democracy and PostWorld War II Japan
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    American Democracy and Post-World War II Japan

    Dartmouth College history professor Jennifer Miller talked about her book, Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japan. She discussed how the U.S. government promoted democracy in…

    519 views
  • emLand of the Feeem
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    Land of the Fee

    Devin Fergus talked about his book, Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class, on the hidden transaction fees that Americans regularly pay and the impact…

    847 views
  • emBankers Bailouts and the Struggle to Tame Wall Streetem
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    Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street

    Kathleen Day talked about her book, Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street, in which she provides a history of the federal government’s oversight of the financial sector.…

    1,231 views
  • Dtente and USSoviet Relations 19691985
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    Détente and U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1985

    Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, and the role played by key…

    272 views
  • German Social Scientists and US Foreign Policy
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    German Social Scientists and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Hans Speier was a German social scientist who was among the many European intellectuals who immigrated to America during the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. In this program, University of…

    232 views
  • 1911 Congressional Report on Immigration
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    1911 Congressional Report on Immigration

    Historian Katherine Benton-Cohen talked about her book, Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy. The U.S. Immigration Commission, better known as the…

    286 views
  • emThe Cold Warem
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    The Cold War

    Odd Arne Westad talked about his book The Cold War: A World History, in which he looks at the global ramifications of the Cold War.

    1,224 views
  • South Korean President Park Chung Hee and Militarism
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    South Korean President Park Chung Hee and Militarism

    Harvard University professor Carter Eckert talked about his book, Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866-1945. Mr. Eckert argued that the former South Korean…

    571 views
  • USChina Competition During the Cold War
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    U.S.-China Competition During the Cold War

    Professor Gregg Brazinsky talked about the competition between the United States and China to influence newly independent African and Asian countries during the Cold War. He is the author…

    951 views
  • SixDay War
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    Six-Day War

    Guy Laron provided a history of the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, which took place from June 5-10, 1967.

    1,698 views
  • History of Vietnam
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    History of Vietnam

    Christopher Goscha talked about his book, Vietnam: A New History. He spoke about how the country has changed over the centuries, including the impact of Chinese and French influences on…

    616 views
  • Emigration and Evolution of American Seeds
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    Emigration and Evolution of American Seeds

    Courtney Fullilove talked about how certain seed strains made their way to the United States as well as how collections for seed banks function today. Her presentation focused on her book,…

    155 views
  • Cold War Intelligence Gathering and Training
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    Cold War Intelligence Gathering and Training

    Panelists talked about how the United States and the United Kingdom cooperated to train intelligence officers in the developing world. The panelists also discussed the differing ways that the Americans…

    544 views
  • Economic Growth after 1973
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    Economic Growth after 1973

    Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Mr. Levinson looked at into the wide-ranging methods used by…

    417 views
  • American Views on Global Human Rights
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    American Views on Global Human Rights

    Mark Philip Bradley talked about his book The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, in which he explores the history of American interest in global human…

    315 views
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