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ASHLEY CHEN FOR THE HOYA Professor Dennis Deletant (left) and Alfred Moses (LAW '56) (right), former U.S. ambassador to Romania, spoke about Moses' efforts to help rebuild Romania following the collapse of the Soviet Union during his time as ambassador at an event Tuesday.

Former Ambassador Recounts US Involvement in Romania’s Transition to Democracy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Alfred Moses (LAW ’56), who served in the 1990s during the rebuilding of Romania after the fall of communism, chronicled his time as ambassador at a book talk Tuesday in Gaston Hall. Moses served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 through 1997, during[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A “Slapshot” Of Soviet History

Any child of the 1980s and any sports fan can tell you the story of the “Miracle on Ice.” The ragtag band of rookie hockey players brought together by the United States for the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics pulled off the upset of the century — defeating the Soviet[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘The Man Who Saved the World’

Movie Review: ‘The Man Who Saved the World’

★★★★★ Over 30 years ago, early-warning Soviet satellites detected that the United States had launched a nuclear strike against the Soviet Union. Proper protocol required that the Soviet Union launch a retaliatory strike upon the United States that would start a nuclear war. However, Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov, a man[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide