The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile organized an event dedicated to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s role during the Cold War. On this occasion, a double book launching taook place (Cold War Broadcasting: Impact on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: A Collection of Studies and Documents, 2010; Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond, 2010), with the participation of the editor, Mr. A. Ross Johnson, former director of Radio Free Europe and research fellow and adviser to the RFE/RL Archive Project at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

The book launching was followed by a round-table discussion which benefited also from the participation of: Mr. Mihnea Berindei, researcher at CNRS and member in the Scientific Council of IICCMRE; Mr. Dorin Dobrincu, director of the National Archives of Romania; and Mr. Stephen Ruken, second secretary of the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest.

The event took place on April 27.