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Office of the Historian

Conference on The American Experience in Southeast Asia, 1946-1975

September 29-30, 2010
U.S. Department of State
George C. Marshall Conference Center
Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Historian is pleased to invite you to a conference on the American Experience in Southeast Asia, 1946-1975, which will be held in the George C. Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State.

The conference will feature a number of key Department of State personnel, both past and present. Those speaking will include:

  • Former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger
  • Former Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte
  • Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard C. Holbrooke

The conference will include a panel composed of key print and television media personnel from the Vietnam period discussing the impact of the press on public opinion and United States policy.

There will be a number of scholarly panels, where leading scholars will present thought-provoking papers.