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1948, a Year of Big Changes: 75th Anniversary, National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Panel
Friday, 2:00 PM EDT for 2 hr Le Meridien : Latitude : NSDM HQ

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Panel discusses year of "big deal" stuff that shapes us: Tojo et. Al. executed adds closure to WW2, but Cold War firming, Berlin, Koreas; Gandhi assassination/India; Israel formed, war. NSDM staff.
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Stuff happens, especially in 1948. 75th Anniversary of a year of "big deal stuff, panel reviews key events that continue to shape the world today. Gandhi assassination, India breaking from UK, Tokyo war crimes trials & executions, Alger Hiss/Whitaker Chambers and communist hunting, Truman beat Dewey, Israeli Declaration of Independence, First Arab-Israeli War, Czechoslovakia goes communist, Marshall plan passed, Berlin blockade and airlift, Voice of America jammed, World Health Organization formed, Treaty of Brussels (precursor to NATO), Tito-Stalin split, Malayan Emergency, South and North Korea established, Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Panel discussion by the National Security Decision Making Game staff, featuring Merle Robinson, lead designer and retired DoD analyst, and Captain Mark McDonagh, USN/Ret. formerly at the Naval War College.
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Everyone (6+)
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None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
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2 hr
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Friday, 4:00 PM EDT
Le Meridien : Latitude : NSDM HQ
Mark McDonagh, Merle Robinson, Jason Corner, Pat Jewett, Evan Siegling
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