Relates to the ideology of the Red Brigades and other terrorist groups in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s, their relationship to the political situation in Italy, and the tactics of terrorist and counter-terrorist operations in Italy. Conference co-sponsored by the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and the Istituto Carlo Cattaneo.
Biographical sketches, interview transcripts and summaries, other writings, letters, certificates, notes, and printed matter, relating to activities of Italian women in the resistance movement in German-occupied Italy during World War II. Includes a memoir by G. Beltrami, "The Captain." In part, used as research material for the book by Mirella Alloisio and G. Beltrami, Volontarie della liberta' (Milan, 1981).
Writings, speeches, interview transcripts, letters, biographical sketches, photographs, and clippings, relating to the founding of the Communist Information Bureau in 1947, activities of the Partito Comunista Italiano, aspects of Italian foreign relations, and socialist political activities in Italy. Includes letters by the Italian communist leader Palmiro Togliatti.
Correspondence, serial issues, bulletins, newsletters, pamphlets, journal articles, and clippings, relating to human rights conditions in Latin America, right-wing political movements in Latin America, evangelical Protestant groups in Latin America, and foreign corporate investment in Latin America.
Copies of selected minutes, reports and memoranda of the Czechoslovak government and Czechoslovak communist party, relating to Czechoslovak foreign policy at the onset of the Cold War, the communist party purge trials in Czechoslovakia, reaction in Czechoslovakia to the Soviet de-Stalinization campaign, and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. Includes some published writings by K. Kaplan based on these documents.