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Cold War Research Guide: Cold War Conference (2017)

Tamiment's Cold War Archival Collections

2017 Conference

The Early Cold War and How It Led to Today:

Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump
 

 

On September 15 & 16, 2017, the Center for the United States and the Cold War hosted a symposium, The Early Cold War and How It Led to Today: Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump. The two-day conference brought together renowned scholars, writers and journalists to re-evaluate this crucial watershed in American history.

 

This event was sponsored by both The Center for the United States and the Cold War at NYU’s Tamiment Library and The Nation.

Panels

McCarthyism in the Age of Trump:

Chair: Victor Navasky (Nation)
Panelists: Stephen F. Cohen (Nation), Sarah Jaffe (Nation Institute), Timothy Naftali (New York University), Suzzane Nossel (PEN America)


Ripped From The Headlines: Cold War Controversies:

Chair: Timothy Johnson (Tamiment Library)
Panelists: Joan Brady, Lori Clune (CSU-Fresno), Jeff Kisseloff, Ellen Schrecker (New York University)


What Have We Learned Since Venona?:

Chair: Timothy Naftali (New York University)
Panelists: Kai Bird (CUNY Graduate Center), Beverly Gage (Yale University), John Prados (National Security Archive)


What Happened To The New Deal?:

Chair: David Greenberg (Rutgers University)
Panelists: Thomas Devine (CSU Northridge), Nicole Hemmer (Miller Center), Kim Phillips-Fein (New York University), Wendy Wall (Binghamton University)


The United Nations & Postwar Internationalism:

Chair: Christopher Dietrich (Fordham)
Panelists: Andrew Bacevich (Boston University), Jessica Pearson (Macalester College), Stephen Schlesinger (Century Foundation), Blanche Wiesen Cook (John Jay College)