In January, Thomas Blanton (National Security Archive) and Svetlana Savranskaya (National Security Archive) spoke to the Washington History Seminar about the Cold War Summits between the United States and Russia from 1985 to 1991. Using declassified documents, they discussed American and Soviet Perspectives on arms limitation and diplomacy, and debated when the Cold War truly ended. If you missed this seminar, you can watch a recording in C-SPAN’s video library.
At the Washington History Seminar, Jason Parker talked about U.S. diplomacy during the Cold War. He is the author of Hearts, Minds, Voices: U.S. Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World. Missed the seminar? You can find a recording in CSPAN’s video library.