Nish A. Jamgotch interviews
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of four VHS and two U-Matic videotapes of interviews conducted between 1975 and 1989 by UNC Charlotte Professor Nish Jamgotch. The interviewees are V.M. Berezhkov, an interpreter for Stalin and Molotov at conferences with Churchill and Roosevelt during World War II and later a professor at Occidental College; Saul Mendlovitz and Igor Khripunov, experts on nuclear security and arms control; and Dean Rusk, Secretary of State under presidents Kennedy and Johnson. The interviews cover issues concerning United States foreign policy, especially U.S.-Soviet relations, and arms control. Correspondence related to the acquisition and the content of the videos is included.
- 1975 - 1989
- Jamgotch, Nish (Person)
Language of Materials
The language of the materials is English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Nish A. Jamgotch interviews are the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
Political science professor emeritus Nish Jamgotch, Jr. taught at UNC Charlotte from 1966 to 1993 and was the recipient of the university's North Carolina National Bank Award for Excellence in Teaching. His studies focused on international politics, United States foreign policy, and Soviet and East Europe affairs. Published works include Soviet-East European dialogue and Thinking the thinkable. As a member of the American Committee for East-West Accord, he developed a multidisciplinary undergraduate course called Investment in Human Survival that stressed the major challenges and threats to humanity and both intellectual and political commitments to elevate the quality of life in our time.
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Contains four VHS and two U-Matic tapes of interviews Jamgotch conducted concerning U.S. foreign policy, particularly related to U.S.-Soviet relations and arms control. Also includes correspondence related to the acquisition and content of the interviews.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nish A. Jamgotch.
This collection was processed by Robert A. McInnes.
- Arms race
- Berezhkov, V. M. (Valentin Mikhailovich), 1916-
- Cold War
- Jamgotch, Nish
- Khripunov, Igor
- Mendlovitz, Saul H.
- Nuclear arms control
- Rusk, Dean
- Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
- United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
- United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
- Nish A. Jamgotch interviews
- Robert A. McInnes
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