Here are the remaining meetings of the Washington History Seminar for Spring 2014:
March 17: David Chappell, University of Oklahoma, U.S. Civil Rights Movement (tentative)
March 24: Nancy Beck Young, University of Houston on Why We Fight: The Politics of World War II.
March 31: Sergey Radchenko, former Wilson Center fellow, on his new book Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War.
April 7: Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Virginia, on the history of choice
April 14: First night of Passover, no meeting
April 21: Hugh Wilford, California State University at Santa Barbara, on the history of the CIA (confirmed, checking funding)
April 28: James Graham Wilson, U.S. Department of State, on his new book, The Triumph of Improvisation, on who and what led to the end of the Cold War
May 5: Thomas Boghardt, U.S. Army Center of Military History, on U.S. intelligence operations in early Cold War Europe
May 12: Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania, “Bankrupt: Detroit and the Past and Future of Urban America”
Sponsored jointly by the National History Center and the Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars, the Washington History Seminar meets
each week, January to May and September to December, on Monday
afternoons at 4 o’clock at the Wilson Center. It aims to facilitate
understanding of contemporary affairs in light of historical knowledge
of all times and all places and from a variety of perspectives.