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The Cold War in Latin America - Oakland Campus: Government Information

This guide is designed to assist with research related to the Cold War in Latin America.


Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) (HeinOnline) (Pitt users only) The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. Produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian. This site currently includes years 1861-1980. The University of Wisconsin has a publicly accessible version of this database. The U.S. Department of State has volumes covering 1945-1980 publicly available, along with information on future volumes. Also see PittCat+ for volumes in storage and on microfiche.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (HeinOnline) (Pitt users only) Contains the papers and speeches of the President. Includes volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover to Obama. A publicly accessible version of this database is provided by the American Presidency Project. Also see PittCat+ for print volumes in storage.


Latin American Government Documents on the web

Declassified Documents

Additional information is also available from our LibGuide on Declassified Documents.