Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Kate Doyle to Speak at the Art Museum

Kate Doyle, Senior Analyst for the National Security Archive, will present an Art Talk on Monday, April 13 at 7 pm. Her presentation, Exhumations: Appeaering the Disappeared - Uncovering Repressive Archives in the Recovery of Historical Memory in Latin America will focus on uncovering the truth of military actions in latin America durign the mid-20th century and the people who disappeared as a result.

Doyle's visit is scheduled in conjunction with The Disappeared / Los Desaparecidos currently on view in the Art Museum. The National Security Archive campaigns for the citizen's right to know, investiages U.S. national security adn foregin policy, and uses the Freedom of Information Act to obtain and publish declassified U.S. documents. Doyle directs several research projects on U.S. policy in Latin America for the archive. Since 1992, she has worked with truth commissions in Latim America, including El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala to obtain records from secret U.S. government archives in support of thier human rights investigations. The National Security Archive is at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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