History of a Handshake: Ground-Level Public Diplomacy in Belarus

Reflections BY GEORGE KROL Lieutenant Bill Robertson (at left) and Lieutenant Alexander Silvashko, Germany, 1945. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Robertson and Silvashko meet after 30 years in Moscow in 1975. Davis Center, Harvard University Some readers may recognize the photo of an American and a Soviet soldier embracing after meeting in April 1945 …

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Proclamation on Days Of Remembrance Of Victims Of The Holocaust, 2020

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 17, 2020 Our Nation’s annual observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, calls on all Americans to pause and reflect on the horrific atrocities committed by the Nazi regime against minority groups and other “undesirables” in the years leading up to and during …

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