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Cold War Archives in the Decade of Openness

A conference at the Library of Congress, co-sponsored by the Library and the Department of Defense, June 28 - 29, 2000.

Wednesday, June 28

1:30 - 2:00 pm
Registration

2:30 - 4:30 pm
The Central European Military Archives Collection at the Library of Congress:
Collection Contents, Subject Areas, and Special Features

 Chair: Alfred Goldberg, Historian, Office of the Secretary of Defense
 Poland: Ronald Bachman, Area Specialist, Library of Congress
 Hungary: Kenneth Nyirady, Reference Specialist, Library of Congress
 Romania: Grant Harris, Reference Specialist, Library of Congress

5:00 - 7:00 pm
Keynote Address and Reception
 Introduction: James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress
 Speaker: Walter B. Slocombe, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Thursday, June 29

9:30 - 11:30 am
Central European Military Archives in the Decade of Openness
 Chair: BG John Sloan Brown, Director, U.S. Army Center of Military History
 Poland: COL Andrzej Bartnik, Director, Central Military Archives
 Hungary: Dr. Jolán Szijj, Director, War History Archives
 Romania: COL Alexandru Oca, Chief, Military Archives of the Ministry of National Defense

1:30 - 3:30 pm
Cold War Documentation Programs
 Chair: Robert S. Litwak, Woodrow Wilson Center
 Mark Kramer, Harvard University
 Thomas Blanton, National Security Archive
 Vojtech Mastny, National Security Archive and Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research
 Christian Ostermann, Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson Center
 Pavol Salamon, Open Society Archives
 John E. Haynes, Library of Congress

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