The U.S.-USSR Cultural Agreement signed at the Geneva summit in 1985 signalled the resumption of a broad range of cultural exchanges suspended in 1980 after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Mr. Richmond describes the history of the various areas of exchange—in the performing arts, popular media, academia, public diplomacy, science and technology
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Overview -- Performing Arts -- Exhibitions -- Scholars and Students -- Public Diplomacy and Other Exchanges -- Information -- Science and Technology -- Sports and Tourism -- Problems in Exchanges -- From Geneva to Geneva -- The Reagan-Gorbachev Summit -- Eastern Europe -- Recommendations -- NSC 5607, “East-West Exchanges” -- U.S.-USSR General Agreement of November 21, 1985 and Program of Cooperation and Exchanges for 1986–1988
"Yale Richmond, a veteran of thirty years in the U.S. Foreign Service, worked for more than twenty years on exchanges with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. He is currently on the staff of the National Endowment for Democracy. "