December 2014

Dec. 8- Open Session Meeting (State Historical Advisory Committee)

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On Monday, December 8 at 11 am, the State Department Historical Advisory Committee meets in open session at the Department of State.  Those interested in attending should e-mail [email protected].

HAC monitors and advises on the overall process of creating the Foreign Relations of the United States documentary series .  More information about the committee is available on its website.

 

SHAFR Members- It's time to renew for 2015!

SHAFR members- It's time to renew your SHAFR membership today (thanks if you have already done so).  Then, rest assured that you will receive all of next year's issues of Diplomatic History, Passport, and all the other great benefits of SHAFR membership.  Or, for $1,000, purchase a life membership and never worry about renewing again (and show your support for us).

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Publication Delayed-FRUS Volume on 1953 CIA Action in Iran

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Historians looking forward to publication of the long-awaited supplemental volume in the Foreign Relations of the United States series covering 1953 CIA actions in Iran will have to continue waiting.  As reported by Steven Aftergood of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy, the planned release of this volume was blocked due to current events.  Per the minutes of the 8 September Historical Advisory Committee, State Department Historian Stephen "Randolph

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