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Series 2. Speeches, Testimony, and Travel, 1983-2007
Location of Sound Recordings: ICD 53033; RYM 5159-5164, 5167-5170, 5172, 5175
Location of Textual Materials: RPA 00328 (box 1)
Recorded speeches, interviews, and diaries; accompanying transcripts; and other material concerning Brzezinski's domestic and foreign speaking engagements, and travel.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
TAPE RYM 5170 Excerpts of Zbigniew Brzezinski comments on U.S.-Russian relations, Voice of America, 2000-05-17
1 sound cassette
Language: Recording is in Russian, with short excerpts in English.
Typewritten on cassette label: "KIV-55-Brzezinski."
TAPE RYM 5169 Excerpts of Zbigniew Brzezinski comments on U.S.-Russian relations, Liberty Live, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1996-05-14
1 sound cassette
Language: Recording is in Russian, with short excerpts in English.
"New Dilemmas in U.S. Foreign Policy," 1988-02-06
TAPE RYM 5162 Sound recording of the speech, 1988-02-06
1 sound cassette
"The New Frontier of Politics, the New Dimension of Ethics," 1994-10
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech on the dehumanizing effects of the scientific revolution on culture, at the Geopolitics and Human Progress Conference (2nd Symposium sur la santé positive), Montreal, Canada.
TAPE RYM 5163 Sound recording of the speech, 1994-10
1 sound cassette
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Transcript of the speech, undated
1 transcript (7 pages)
TAPE RYM 5161 Zbigniew Brzezinski diary and instructions to his secretary, 1987-05-12 to1987-05-22
1 sound cassette (1 hour, 5 minutes)
Primarily consists of Brzezinski dictating a travel diary for his trip to Hungary and Poland during the inclusive dates.
Label from original container: "Hungary - Poland ; May 12-22 1987."
Zbigniew Brzezinski remarks on managing NATO enlargement at the United States Institute of Peace working group on European security, 1997-03-05
TAPE RYM 5164 Sound recording of the remarks, 1997-03-05
1 sound cassette
Supplementary material: Cover letter addressed from Lauren Van Metre to Trudy (Werner) and photocopy of original cassette container label. See Box 1, Folder 8.
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech at American Council of Polish Cultural Clubs award banquet, 1984-06-30
TAPE RYM 5160 Sound recording of the speech, 1984-06-30
1 sound cassette
Supplementary material: Photocopy of Polish Heritage, v. 35, no. 3 (Fall 1984), in which is reproduced the text of Brzezinski's address. See Box 1, Folder 9.
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech at the National War College, 1984-01-09
Zbigniew Brzezinksi discusses U.S.-Soviet relations.
TAPE RYM 5159 Sound recording of the speech, 1984-01-09
1 sound cassette (approximately 53 minutes)
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Transcript of the speech, undated
1 transcript (4 pages)
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech delivered at the Poland in the Geopolitically Transforming World Conference, the 60th annual meeting of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America, Georgetown University, 1997-06-16
The topic of the panel discussion was "Poland in the Geopolitically Transforming World."
DISC ICD 53033 Sound recording of the speech, 1997-06-16
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (1 hour, 2 minutes)
Supplementary material: Note addressed to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 2008-04-14. See Box 1, Folder 10.
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech on the future of communism at the Glasnost: Illusion or Reality lecture series, 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association, 1989-03-23
TAPE RYM 5175 Sound recording of the speech, 1989-03-23
1 sound cassette
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech on National Security Advisor reform, circa 1983
TAPE RYM 5167 Sound recording of the speech, circa 1983
1 sound cassette (approximately 25 minutes)
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech on Solidarity in Poland, circa 1982
Zbigniew Brzezinski discusses the Solidarity movement in Poland, the imposition of martial law in Poland by the Soviet Union, and the imposition of economic sanctions by the United States.
TAPE RYM 5172 Sound recording of the speech, circa 1982
1 sound cassette (1 hour, 2 minutes)
Supplementary material: Cover letter addressed from John Norton Moore and John M. Shenefield to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1993-12-15. See Box 1, Folder 11.
Zbigniew Brzezinski speech to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the Center for National Security, 1993-12
Speech given as a luncheon address at Democracy and the Rule of Law: A Tribute to Ambassador Max M. Kampelman, a conference co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the Center for National Security Law, December 2-3, 1993.
TAPE RYM 5168 Sound recording of the speech, 1993-12
1 sound cassette
Series 3. Subject File, 1981-2004, and undated
Location of Sound Recordings: ICD 53070-73075; RXG 0339; RYM 5173-5174, 5176-5180
Location of Textual Materials: RPA 00328 (box 1)
Consists of post-1981 interviews with print and broadcast media sources, episodes from the NPR radio program America Abroad, on which Brzezinski occasionally guested, including the non-broadcast pilot program, and recorded instructions by Brzezinski to his secretary, Trudy Werner.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
DISC ICD 53070 America Abroad. Pilot program, circa 2003
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (approximately 53 minutes)
DISC ICD 53071 America Abroad. America and Afghanistan, Rebuilding a Nation, 2004-01
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (approximately 52 minutes)
DISC ICD 53073 America Abroad. America and Europe, an Alliance in Danger, 2003-04
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (59 minutes)
DISC ICD 53072 America Abroad. America and Iran, Cooperation or Conflict in the Post-Saddam Gulf, 2003-11
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (approximately 54 minutes)
Brzezinski appears as a guest on this program.
DISC ICD 53074 America Abroad. Pakistan, America's Unstable Ally, 2004-04
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (approximately 52 minutes)
DISC ICD 53075 America Abroad. The United States and the Two Koreas, Growing Tensions on the Peninsula, 2003-07
1 sound disc (compact disc-recordable) (59 minutes)
Interview with Sally Quinn, Diane Rehm Show, 1989-06-15
TAPE RYM 5180 B Sound recording of the interview, 1989-06-15
on 1 sound cassette
Handwritten on original container: "Diane Rehm/Sally Quinn 6/15/89 (side 2)."
Interview with Tom Hayden, Dateline, 1983-03-14
Interview conducted by Sanford Ungar for NPR News.
TAPE RYM 5178 A Sound recording of the interview, 1983-03-14
on 1 sound cassette
Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, al Haaretz, 1997-01-10
TAPE RYM 5176 Sound recording of the interview, 1997-01-10
1 sound cassette (9 minutes)
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Transcript of the interview, undated
1 transcript (3 pages)
Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, al-Ahram, circa 1988
Interview conducted by Hamdi Fouad.
TAPE RYM 5179 B Sound recording of the interview, circa 1988
on 1 sound cassette (approximately 22 minutes)
Handwritten on original container: "Hamdi Fouad; Al-Ahrem."
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Transcript of the interview, undated
1 transcript (8 pages)
Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Dateline, 1983-03-30
Interview conducted by Sanford Ungar, NPR News.
TAPE RYM 5178 B Sound recording of the interview, 1983-03-30
on 1 sound cassette
Supplementary material: Cover letter addressed from Helene Atwan of publisher Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, to Trudy Werner, 1983-03-30. See Box 1, Folder 12.
Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Reporter's Roundup, 1984-09-15
Mutual Broadcasting System.
TAPE RYM 5177 Sound recording of the interview, 1984-09-15
1 sound cassette
Supplementary material: Cover letter addressed from Barton J. Tessler of Mutual Broadcasting System, to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1984-09-18. See Box 1, Folder 13.
Oral history interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1981-02-20
Interview conducted by Marie Allen.
REEL RXG 0339 Sound recording of the interview, 1981-02-20
1 sound tape reel
TAPE RYM 5179 A Zbigniew Brzezinski instructions and memorandums, undated
on 1 sound cassette (approximately 18 minutes)
Side A of the recording is severely affected by static; speech is not understandable with normal playback.
TAPE RYM 5173 Zbigniew Brzezinski instructions to his secretary, circa 1983
1 sound cassette (approximately 12 minutes)
Zbigniew Brzezinski gives instructions to his secretary and dictates various letters. Refers to an Arabic translation of the Zbigniew Brzezinski book, Power and Principle, and includes instructions to send advance copies to various dignitaries.
TAPE RYM 5174 Zbigniew Brzezinski instructions to his secretary, circa 1986
1 sound cassette (approximately 9 minutes)
Brzezinski gives instructions to send promotional pamphlets and advance copies of his book on U.S.-Soviet relations, Game Plan, to various dignitaries, with dictated cover letters to President Ronald Reagan and John Poindexter.
Series 4. Supplementary Material, 1983-2008
Location: RPA 00328 (box 1)
Consists of cover letters, notes, and published editions of speeches that supplement the sound recordings in the collection.
These items are arranged according to the order of the materials in Series 1-3 to which they relate.
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Cover letter from Lauren Van Metre to Trudy Werner, and photocopy of original cassette label, 1997-04-08
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