November 27, 1989

More than 100 Associates from 26 states participate in the Smithsonian National Associate Program’s “Update: Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.” Journalists Hedrick Smith and Peter Jennings, Assistant Secretary for Research Robert Hoffmann, and Kennan Institute staff and visiting scholars provide background and varied opinions on the dramatic changes taking place in these nations.

Posted: 29 November 2010
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Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.