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Register of the Council for Inter-American Security records
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Description
Correspondence, reports, conference papers, memoranda, minutes, press releases, press summaries, and statistics relating to security requirements of various Latin American countries, especially in Central America; guerrilla activity in El Salvador; and a series of World Media Conferences on the media, especially in relation to formulation of American foreign policy. Includes statistics of incidences of violence in El Salvador and papers of L. Francis Bouchey, president of the Council.
Background
Founded in 1976 by Ronald Docksai and headed by Lynn Francis Bouchey from 1977 to 1992, the Council for Inter-American Security's (CIS) mission objective was to clarify the common security interests of Western Hemisphere nations, provide strategic advice for the protection of those interests, and disseminate its recommendations. Publications and analyses from CIS focused primarily on Latin American countries and provided data and statistics to Congress, the executive branch, and the American public.
Extent
17 manuscript boxes (6.8 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.