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    Six Months in 1945

    Michael Dobbs talked about his book Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War, the third book in his trilogy on the Cold War. He spoke about the…

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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…

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    What Are You Reading? Michael Dobbs

    Michael Dobbs talked about what he is reading.

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    One Minute to Midnight

    Michael Dobbs talked about his book on the Cuban Missile Crisis, One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War (Knopf; June 3, 2008), at the 2008…

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    One Minute to Midnight

    Michael Dobbs talked about the Cuban Missile Crisis. He answered questions from the audience. Michael Dobbs is the author of One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on the…

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    Tsunami Relief

    Mr. Dobbs talked about his efforts to help the victims of the tsunami in Sri Lanka. He had been in the country when the tsunami hit. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and…

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    2004 Vote and Vietnam

    Mr. Dobbs talked about the issue of the Vietnam War in the 2004 presidential election. He wrote the Sunday cover story in the Washington Post saying that both pro- and anti-John Kerry swift…

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    Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America

    Mr. Dobbs talks about his book, Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America, published by Knopf. The book describes a large sabotage campaign ordered by Hitler against the U.S. during World War II.…

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    Madeleine Albright

    Mr. Dobbs talked about his new book Madeleine Albright. In his biography Mr. Dobbs examined the life and career of the first female secretary of state. He also discussed the flight of her…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues focusing on foreign affairs were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and…

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    Russia After the Elections

    Participants discussed the future of the Russian Republic after the elections and the role of nationalism. Mr. Rahr focused on Russia’s political elite after the elections and Mr. Dobbs…

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    Russia's New Federal Assembly

    Mr. Dobbs discussed Russia’s new Federal Assembly. Representatives in this assembly won seats in parliamentary elections on December 12, 1993. The old Parliament was dissolved by President…

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    Political Culture in Russia

    Participants discussed the current situation in Russia and the Soviet Union. They mentioned the history of the country as well as predictions of the country’s future.

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    Legacies of Communism

    Mr. Dobbs has been in Moscow for the past five years. He discussed the history of the breakup of the Communist Party and the difficulties Soviet citizens have faced ever since. A change to…

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    Great Decisions in the World in 1993

    The focus of this forum was international relations in the post cold-war era. The World Affairs Council is a Washington, DC, based organization that offers information on international…

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