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Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, circa 1979-2008

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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
2 pages
Relates to the Brzezinski speech recorded on cassette RYM 5164 .
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Photocopy of Polish Heritage, v. 35, no. 3 (Fall 1984)
3 pages
Includes the text of a Brzezinski speech delivered in June 1984 at the American Council of Polish Cultural Clubs award banquet. Recorded on cassette RYM 5160 .
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Note to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 2008-04-14
1 page
Relates to a Zbigniew Brzezinski speech delivered at the Poland in the Geopolitically Transforming World Conference. Recorded on disc ICD 53033 .
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Cover letter from John Norton Moore and John M. Shenefield to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1993-12-15
1 page
Relates to a 1982 Brzezinski speech on Solidarity in Poland. Recorded on cassette RYM 5172 .
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Cover letter from Helene Atwan of publisher Farrar, Strauss & Giroux to Trudy Werner, 1983-04-08
1 page
Relates to a 1983 interview with Brzezinski for the NPR News program Dateline. Recorded on cassette RYM 5178, side B .
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Cover letter from Barton J. Tessler of the Mutual Broadcasting System to Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1984-09-18
1 page
Relates to a 1984 interview with Brzezinski for the Mutual Broadcasting System program Reporter's Roundup. Recorded on cassette RYM 5177 .

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