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  • President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin
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    President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin

    Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During…

  • Cuban Missile Crisis A 50th Anniversary Retrospective
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    Cuban Missile Crisis, A 50th Anniversary Retrospective

    Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Topics ranged from the history of the incident, its impact…

  • EisenhowerKhrushchev Meeting 50th Anniversary
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    Eisenhower-Khrushchev Meeting 50th Anniversary

    The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College commemorated the 50th anniversary of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev meeting with President Dwight Eisenhower at his farm in Gettysburg.…

  • After Words with Peter Carlson
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    After Words with Peter Carlson

    Peter Carlson talked about his book K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude, Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America’s Most Unlikely Tourist (PublicAffairs; May 11, 2009). At the fiftieth anniversay…

  • 50th Anniversary of Sputnik
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    50th Anniversary of Sputnik

    Panelists spoke about the 50th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik in a forum titled “The Sputnik Moment: Lessons for 21st Century Global Challenges.” They spoke about the Sputnik launch and the…

  • Cuban Missile Crisis
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Mr. Khruschev, son of Chairman Nikita Khruschev of the former U.S.S.R., gave the Soviet perspective of the Cuban Missile Crisis. He also spoke about his opinions about the Cold War.…

  • Perceptions of the Cold War
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    Perceptions of the Cold War

    Children of U.S. and Soviet Cold War leaders reflected on their experiences during the era. Mr. Eisenhower talked about his grandfather, Dwight D. Eisenhower, about whom he has written…

  • USSoviet Relations Under Eisenhower
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    U.S.-Soviet Relations Under Eisenhower

    Professor Khrushchev talked about relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the 1950s. He detailed the history of relations during the Eisenhower presidency and the early years of…

  • 50th Anniversary of Stalins Death
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    50th Anniversary of Stalin's Death

    Scholars and former government officials talked about the death in 1953 of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin and the impact of his death on international politics. Among the topics they…

  • Russia and the War on Terrorism
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    Russia and the War on Terrorism

    Mr. Khrushchev talked about Russia’s role in international efforts to combat terrorism. He also talked about former relations between Russia and Western powers, previous Russian military…

  • Cold War Memories
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    Cold War Memories

    The children of Russian and American leaders during the Cold War recalled what it was like growing up in that time period. Mr. Eisenhower said that the symbols of the Cold War were atomic weapons…

  • Cuban Missile Crisis
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Mr. Kruschev, the son of Nikita Kruschev, who was Soviet premier during the Cuban Missile Crisis, provided the Soviet perspective on the crisis. He also took audience calls, faxes and…

  • Russian Economic and Political Reform
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    Russian Economic and Political Reform

    Professor Krushchev, the son of former Soviet president Nikita Krushchev, talked about the changes in Russian politics and economy. He is the author of Krushchev on Krushchev. Following his…

  • 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
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    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

    This conference, focusing on the so-called Cuban missile crisis of 1962, was the fifth in a series attended by former U.S. government officials, along with their Soviet and Cuban counterparts. It…