The CIA is releasing a collection of more than 200 declassified documents provided to the Reagan Administration during the Cold War-
The release will include intelligence assessments, high-level memos, and briefing materials provided to the Administration. Also included are never-before-seen video briefings prepared by the CIA on the Soviet space program, the Andropov succession, the Chernobyl disaster, and the Moscow summit.
Today, The Reagan Library will host a CIA symposium to discuss how the Reagan Administration used intelligence in making policies to end the Cold War. Featured guest speakers include Kenneth Adelman, Former Director, Arms Congrol and Disarmament Agency, and Oleg Kalugin, Former Major General in the Soviet KGB.
The event is at capacity, but the Reagan Library will be live-streaming the event which starts at 3:30 ET. Watch it here.
Pictured, President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Red Square during the Moscow Summit. 5/31/88.
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