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Hard Chairs, Bad Coffee, Top Secret Documents: Why I Love Working in Post-Communist Archives

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall

Anne Applebaum is a columnist for the Washington Post and Slate, and a historian of Central and Eastern Europe. She is the author of several books including Gulag: A History, which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction, as well as Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956 which won the Cundill Prize for Historical Literature.

The Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award is conferred annually upon a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research in the Yale University Library's government documents collections. The deadline for 2014 Applebaum Award submissions is April 21, 2014; for more information, please see http://guides.library.yale.edu/Applebaum.

A reception will follow the talk. All are welcome.