Berlin Crisis Video on C-Span

Today’s post comes to us from NDC blogger Neil Carmichael.

On October 27, 2011, the National Declassification Center held a one-day conference on the Berlin Crisis of 1961.  The conference focused on events leading up to and following the Vienna summit between Khrushchev and Kennedy, the height of tension during August with the construction of the wall and the eventual standoff between the U.S. Army’s Berlin Brigade and the Soviet Union 80th Tank Division.

Please follow the link to watch the video:

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/302360-2

Other links:

http://www.archives.gov/research/foreign-policy/cold-war/1961-berlin-crisis/2011-conference.html

http://www.foia.cia.gov/BerlinWall.asp

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/76788.htm

 

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