This is a collection of stand-alone interviews pulled together by Archives and Special Collections around the topic of international studies. The interviewees discuss international terrorism as well as their experiences living in countries outside the United States and studying the culture and history of those countries. These interviews were conducted from the 1974 to 1992. The original interviews are held at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
This collection includes 3 interviews.
Frank B. Bessac discusses his interest in Asian studies and how serving as an intelligence agent in China during World War Two provided him with opportunities to familiarize himself with Chinese and Mongolian history and culture. He describes working for the U.S. government China relief ... Read More
Frank B. Bessac discusses his military service during World War Two, working with the Office of Strategic Services [OSS] which took him to China and provided him with opportunities to study Chinese and Mongolian culture. He describes working for the U.S. government’s China relief mission ... Read More
Richard Drake talks about his studies in international terrorism and how he first became interested after the kidnapping and assassination of Aldo Moro in Italy in 1978. Drake talks about focusing his study on groups like the Red Brigades, the right-wing Malmo International, and other ... Read More