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Saturday Seminar:

The Collapse of the "Evil Empire"

Led by
Dr. Douglas Little, professor of history at Clark University

Saturday, October 27, 2007
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at Assumption College

This seminar will include primary sources such as President Reagan's 1982 speech to the House of Commons in which he first used the phrase "Evil Empire," as well as George Kennan's op-ed piece in the New York Times, October 28, 1992 on the reasons for the collapse of the USSR. This seminar will provide content that can be used to cover "The Cold War Abroad, 1945-1989" section of the USII Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.

You can earn an additional graduate credit from Worcester State College if you are enrolled in the spring course and you participate in 2 of the 3 Saturday seminars. You are expected to attend the entire event. Each seminar is worth 5 PDPs, and you do not have to be enrolled in the TAH course to be eligible to register for the seminars. Some pre-reading may be required.


To register, please contact Amy Sopcak, the Project Coordinator, at (508) 471-2129 or asopcak[at]


TAH Courses, Saturday Seminars, and Summer Institutes, 2006-2008



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