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The Lester Bernstein Papers consist of a diary written by Bernstein from July 21 to December 31 1899, part of the period in which he worked for the Isthmian Canal Commission (ICC). The remaining materials are lists pertaining to the hiring and placement of local men to work for the ICC. Lester Bernstein was one of the men sent to Nicaragua to survey for canals. From his diary it can be discerned that he hired, supervised, and distributed the native workmen, helped build and/or...
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This collection contains background/research material in the form of copies of news articles, papers and reports for the topics of two PBS television series on U.S. foreign affairs, moderated from 1980 to 2005 by Peter Krogh, Dean, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. The series were: "American Interests," and "Great Decisions" (also known as "World Beat: Great Decisions in Foreign Policy"). The latter was a collaboration of the Foreign Policy...
1981 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1981-1991