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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile

The Other Romania. Cold War Broadcasting Event

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Evenimentul “The Other Romania. Cold War Broadcasting”, 2011

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile organized an event dedicated to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s role during the Cold War. On this occasion, a double book launching taook place (Cold War Broadcasting: Impact on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: A Collection of Studies and Documents, 2010; Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond, 2010), with the participation of the editor, Mr. A. Ross Johnson, former director of Radio Free Europe and research fellow and adviser to the RFE/RL Archive Project at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

The book launching was followed by a round-table discussion which benefited also from the participation of: Mr. Mihnea Berindei, researcher at CNRS and member in the Scientific Council of IICCMRE; Mr. Dorin Dobrincu, director of the National Archives of Romania; and Mr. Stephen Ruken, second secretary of the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest.

The event took place on April 27.